New DASA for Procurement Announced

By June 20, 2013General

Harry P. Hallock

The Hon. Heidi Shyu assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology announced on June 14, that Harry P. Hallock, executive director of the Army Contracting Command (AAC)-Warren, Mich., will be the next the next deputy assistant secretary of the Army (DASA) (procurement), effective July 15.

“Mr. Harry Hallock has more than 20 years of acquisition, logistics and contracting experience, most of which has been in direct support of our war fighters. His leadership and contracting expertise will make him an invaluable asset to our team,” said Shyu.

Hallock leaves his position as the executive director of the Army Contracting Command-Warren, Mich., after six years at the helm.

“I am deeply honored to have been considered for this critical position in our Army. At the same time, it is with a heavy heart that I depart ACC-Warren and the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command,” said Hallock.

“I’m very proud that Harry has been selected for this very important position,” said Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general. “Harry is an innovative leader who cares deeply about his people and has done much to advance the Army acquisition career field. As one of the founding leaders of ACC, he has helped shape and establish our command as the DOD’s preeminent provider of decisive edge contracting solutions and practices. Although I will miss Harry’s wise counsel and leadership, we look forward to working with him in his new position to provide America’s Army the tools it needs to fight and win.”

Hallock began his career in Army contracting as a 22-year-old intern at the Detroit Arsenal and has been a Michigan resident for the past 33 years.