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November 18, 2022Contracting Validation for Foreign Local Nationals Policy and Procedures

Joint DACM and DASA(P) Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures through which the Department of the Army recognizes and credits the training, education and experience of Foreign Local Nationals (FLN) for validation in accordance with DOD established standards.

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October 31, 2022Continuous Learning Point Policy and Implementation Guidelines for the Army Acquisition Workforce

DACM Memorandum: Outlines the requirements and implementation guidelines for Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals to attain at least 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every two years. Continuous Learning is necessary to ensure that AAW professionals remain current in their primary Functional Area, cross-functional proficiencies, and leadership and management skills. This policy applies to all military and civilian AAW professionals.

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October 25, 2022Recommended Credentials and Continuous Learning Points for the Test and Evaluation Functional Area

Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Test and Evaluation (DUSA(T&E)) Memorandum: Provides Continuous Learning Point (CLP) guidance from the Test and Evaluation (T&E) Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) to Army Acquisition Workforce professionals within this Functional Area. In this memorandum, the AAFL provides guidance on technical areas, Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and other provider courses, and credentials to take during the current CLP cycle, in order to maintain currency through self-development and continuous education.

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October 21, 2022Fiscal Year 2023 Army Acquisition Workforce Standards

DACM Memorandum: The FY23 AAW Standards Memorandum is published at the start of every fiscal year and outlines the standards that the Army Acquisition Executive has set for Army Acquisition Workforce
(AAW) professionals and their parent organizations to achieve, in order to comply with Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) statutory requirements and DACM policies. It addresses DAWIA certification (entire AAW, Critical Acquisition Positions, and Key Leadership Positions), Individual Development Plans, Continuous Learning Points, and Senior Rater Potential Evaluations.

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October 21, 2022Archival of Outdated Army Acquisition Workforce Policy

DACM Memorandum: Rescinds a DACM memorandum (Relevant Contracting Experience Prior to Deployment, dated 26 August 2016) which is no longer relevant and/or provides outdated guidance to the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW).

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October 21, 2022Naval Postgraduate School Masters of Cost Estimating and Analysis Program Fulfillment for Business-Cost Estimating Certification

DACM Memorandum: Grants fulfillment for the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses listed in the Enclosure to all Army Acquisition Workforce professionals who (a) graduated from the NPS MCEA Program in Fiscal Year 2012 and later, and (b) are not already DAWIA certified at the BUS-CE Practitioner or Advanced level.

October 20, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) for the Test and Evaluation (T&E) Acquisition Function Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Director, Test and Evaluation at the Office of the Under Secretary of the Army as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) for the Test and Evaluation (T&E) Acquisition Functional Area.

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October 19, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Business – Cost Estimating Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Cost and Economics) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Business – Cost Estimating Acquisition Functional Area.

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October 11, 2022Mandatory Annual Ethics Training for the Army Acquisition Workforce for Fiscal Year 2023

Provides supplemental guidance to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) memorandum, dated 15 January 2014, reinforcing the requirement that all Army Acquisition Workforce members must complete annual acquisition ethics training by 30 September of each year. The enclosure to this DACM memorandum provides more detailed information about FY23 ethics training courses that meet the annual requirement.

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October 7, 2022Recommended Continuous Learning Points and Credentialing for the Life Cycle Logistics Career Field

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Sustainment (DASA(Sustainment)) Memorandum: Provides Continuous Learning Point (CLP) guidance from the Life Cycle Logistics (LCL) Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) to Army Acquisition Workforce professionals within this Functional Area. In this memorandum, the AAFL provides guidance on technical areas, Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses, and credentials to take during the current CLP cycle, in order to maintain currency through self-development and continuous education.

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October 6, 2022Fiscal Year 2019 through 2023 – Equivalency or Fulfillment Credit for Defense Acquisition University Courses through Completion of the Naval Postgraduate School Master’s Degree Programs

DACM Memorandum: Outlines the process for Functional Area 51 (FA51) officers to receive equivalency or fulfillment credit, whichever is applicable, for DAU courses after successfully completing one of the Army DACM Office-sponsored Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Master’s Degree Programs. The policy only applies to FA51 officers who (a) graduated between Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 through 2023 and (b) are seeking DAWIA certification in Program Management (PM) at the Practitioner level or Contracting at the Professional level. This document has an Enclosure (NPS Course Crosswalk).

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October 6, 2022Army Acquisition Non-Commissioned Officer Degree Completion Program Policy

DACM Policy: Establishes policy and procedures for Active Component Military Occupation Specialty 51C Contracting Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited civilian university on a full-time basis through the NCO Degree Completion Program (DCP).

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October 4, 2022Recommended Continuous Learning Points and Credentials for the Contracting Functional Area

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement (DASA(P)) Memorandum: Provides Continuous Learning Point (CLP) guidance from the Contracting Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) to Army Acquisition Workforce professionals within this Functional Area. In this memorandum, the AAFL provides guidance on technical areas, Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses, and credentials to take during the current CLP cycle, in order to maintain currency through self-development and continuous education.

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October 1, 2022FY22- FY24 Continuous Learning Point (CLP) Glide Path

DACM Guidance: All Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals are required to complete at least 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) by the end of each two-year Continuous Learning cycle. The Army DACM Office developed a glide path that identifies a recommended minimum CLP threshold to be attained by the end of each quarter within this cycle.

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August 31, 2022Recommended Continuous Learning Points for the Business-Cost Estimating Acquisition Career Field (ACF)

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller (ASA(FM&C)) Memorandum: Provides Continuous Learning Point (CLP) guidance from the Business – Cost Estimating (BUS-CE) Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) to Army Acquisition Workforce professionals within this Functional Area. In this memorandum, the AAFL provides guidance on technical areas and Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses to take during the current CLP cycle, in order to maintain currency through self-development and continuous education.

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August 29, 2022Contracting Officer Warranting Program

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) Memorandum: Updates the Contracting Officer Warranting Program Model to align with the Back-to-Basics acquisition workforce talent management framework and the DoD Contracting Professional Certification program, effective February 1, 2022. The updated guidance supersedes the Contracting Officer Warranting Program policy issued by the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy on February 10, 2012.

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August 26, 2022Fiscal Year 2023 Army Civilian Talent Acquisition Plan

CHRA Memorandum: Introduces the Civilian Talent Acquisition Plan for Fiscal Year 2023 and identifies how the Army Civilian Career Management Activity (ACCMA) will conduct and support activities to acquire top talent in a timely manner across the Army during the year. The plan consists of outreach activities, recruitment activities, and
resources to extend competitive tentative job offers.

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August 26, 2022Enclosure 2 to Certification Policy – ARNG M Day and US Army Reserve (USAR) Acquisition Experience Certification Form

DACM Form: Used by Army National Guard (ARNG) and US Army Reserve (USAR) Soldiers to certify the number of days that they performed duties in an acquisition-coded position. This form does not apply to Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldiers.

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August 26, 2022Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Certification Policy for the Army Acquisition Workforce

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy for the certification of Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals. It also provide guidance to ensure the Army DACM Office’s certification request, decision and appeal processes are applied consistently across the Army acquisition community. This policy applies to military (Active Component, Army National Guard (ARNG) and US Army Reserve (USAR)) and civilian AAW professionals, as well as US Army Medical Department (AMEDD) officers with the Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) “8X”, who are seeking DAWIA certification at any level.

August 17, 2022Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) and Army Acquisition Functional Advisor (AAFA) Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy for Army Acquisition Functional Leaders (AAFLs) and Army Acquisition Function Advisors (AAFAs) and outlines responsibilities for individuals who have been appointed to serve in these positions.

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August 12, 2022Department of Defense Financial Management Certification Program – Decoupling from the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Certification

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Memorandum: Requires Financial Management (FM) workforce members assigned to positions coded for both the Defense Financial Management Certification Program (DFMCP) and the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) to complete both certification requirements.

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August 12, 2022Department of Defense Financial Management Certification Program – Decoupling from the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Certification

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Memorandum: Requires Financial Management (FM) workforce members assigned to positions coded for both the Defense Financial Management Certification Program (DFMCP) and the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) to complete both certification requirements.

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July 29, 2022FY23-24 Life Cycle Logistics Functional Area Continuous Learning Opportunities

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Sustainment) Memorandum: Recommends FY23-FY24 Continuous Learning Point (CLP) opportunities for the Life Cycle Logistics (LCL) functional area in achieving their Continuous Learning requirements.

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July 15, 2022Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) and Key Leadership Position (KLP) Policy

DACM Memorandum: Provides guidance on the designations, qualifications, tenure agreements, and position requirement waivers for Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs) and Key Leadership Positions (KLPs), in support of Department of Defense issuances and Army Acquisition Executive guidance. This policy applies to Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) and non-AAW professionals who are selected to occupy a CAP or KLP. There are three enclosures included in this policy: References, Acquisition Codes, and CAP Tentative Selectee Waiver Process.

June 16, 2022Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Training Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for the application, selection, funding, and cancellation of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) training. This document applies to all Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) and non-AAW professionals.

June 2, 2022Army Acquisition Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Program Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Establishes responsibilities and outlines policy and procedures for Active Component Functional Area 51 (FA51) officer participation in the Department of the Army’s Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Program.

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June 2, 2022Army Acquisition Tuition Assistance Program (ATAP) Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for participation in the Army Acquisition Tuition Assistance Program (ATAP) and outlines the application and selection process. It applies to Army Acquisition Workforce civilians and Military Occupational Specialty 51 Contracting (51C) Non-Commissioned Officers.

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May 24, 2022AAE Memorandum: Appointment as the Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM)

Army Acquisition Executive (AAE) Memorandum: Appoints the Director, US Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) as the Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM). This document gives the DACM full authority to serve as the Army’s representative for all Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) matters within the Department of Defense and has the authority to manage the integrated execution and oversight, and daily management of the AAW education, training, and career development programs.

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May 10, 2022Civilian Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) Tentative Selectee Waiver Process

DACM Briefing: Explains the process to submit a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) waiver request to the Army DACM Office. It applies to both Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) and non-AAW professionals who are tentatively selected to fill a CAP.

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April 25, 2022Project/Product Director (PD) Policy, 25 April 2022

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) Product/Project Director (PD) positions and the PD Centralized Selection Board (CSB) process. It applies to all AAW civilians who apply to, or are selected to fill, a CSB PD position.

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April 21, 2022Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Systems Engineering Non-Resident Master’s Degree Program with a System of Systems Focus Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for application and selection of Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) civilians into the Naval Postgraduate School Systems Engineering Non-Resident Master’s Degree (NPS-MSSE) Program, a two year educational opportunity that is sponsored and centrally funded by the Army Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office.

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April 21, 2022Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Systems and Program Management Non-Resident Master’s Degree (MSSPM) Program Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for application and selection of Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) civilians into the Naval Postgraduate School Systems and Program Management Non- (NPS-MSSPM) Program, a two year educational opportunity that is sponsored and centrally funded by the Army Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office.

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April 20, 2022Army Small Business Program

SECARMY Memorandum: Outlines eight directives, issued by the Secretary of the Army, to maintain an effective Army small business program.

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April 7, 202251C Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Attendance at the 51C Advanced Leaders Course and Senior Leaders Course

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy for non-commissioned officer (NCO) attendance at the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 51C Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) and the 51C Senior Leaders Course (SLC). It applies to all Active Component, US Army Reserve, and Army National Guard NCOs in Career Management Field (CMF) 51.

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April 7, 2022Deputy Program Executive Officer and Deputy Project/Product Manager Training Requirements Policy

DACM Memorandum: Outlines the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) training courses that all Deputy Program Executive Officers (DPEOs) and Deputy Project/Product Managers (DPMs) must attend and complete before occupying their positions. It applies to all Army Acquisition Workforce professionals.

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April 7, 2022Archival of Outdated Army Acquisition Workforce Policies

DACM Memorandum: Rescinds two DACM memorandums that are no longer relevant or provide outdated guidance to the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW).

March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Contracting Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Contracting Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Chief Systems Engineer as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Business – Financial Management Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Plans, Programs and Resources) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Business – Financial Management Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Program Management Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the US Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) Director as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Program Management Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Life Cycle Logistics Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Sustainment) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Life Cycle Logistics Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Program Management Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Director, US Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Program Management Acquisition Functional Area.

March 29, 2022Designation as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Life Cycle Logistics Acquisition Functional Area

DAAC Memorandum: Designates the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Sustainment) as the Army Acquisition Functional Leader for the Life Cycle Logistics Acquisition Functional Area.

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March 25, 2022Department of Defense Instruction (DODI) 5000.66, Change 3

Department of Defense Issuance: Establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the conduct of the Defense Acquisition Workforce (AWF) Education, Training, Experience, and Career Development Program. This document also integrates AWF strategic human capital management planning and budgeting efforts with AWF Program initiative as required by statute and DOD instruction.

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March 4, 2022Army Acquisition Workforce Centralized Selection List (CSL) Program Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) Centralized Selection List (CSL) positions and the selection board process. It applies to all civilian AAW members who either apply to, or are selected to fill, an Army CSL position.

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February 25, 2022Functional Area 51 Officer Intermediate Level Education and Joint Professional Military Education while attending NPS

DACM Memorandum: Provides guidance to Functional Area 51 officers who complete the Naval Command and Staff Education Course while attending the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). These officers are eligible to receive full credit for Intermediate Level Education (ILE) and Joint Professional Military Education-I (JPME-I).

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February 15, 2022Defense Acquisition University – Senior Service College Fellowship (DAU-SSCF) Program Policy

DACM Memorandum: Provides policy and procedures for application, selection, and assignment to the Defense Acquisition University – Senior Service College Fellowship (DAU-SSCF) Program. The policy applies to all current Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) civilians and non-AAW applicants (such as industry or Department of Defense employees).

February 3, 2022Army Acquisition Career Management Advocate (ACMA) Policy

DACM Memorandum: Outlines responsibility and provides guidance on the designation and tenure of Army Acquisition Career Management Advocates (ACMAs). This policy defines the role of the ACMA to provide senior leave strategic vision, advice, and support necessary to develop and sustain a highly capable, professional, and qualified Army Acquisition Workforce from an organizational perspective. It applies to all Army DACM-chartered ACMAs.

February 3, 2022Army Acquisition Non-Commissioned Officer Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Policy

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy and procedures for application to the Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Program and the selection of applicants for this program. The policy applies to all Active Component Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 51C Contracting Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs).

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February 2, 2022DACM Organization Acquisition Point of Contact OAP Policy

DACM Memorandum: Outlines the roles and responsibilities and provides policy on the designation and tenure of Organization Acquisition Points of Contact (OAPs). This policy further delineates Lead and subordinate OAP’s roles and responsibilities to provide organizational-level advice and support necessary to develop and sustain a highly capable, professional, and qualified Army Acquisition Workforce. It applies to all OAPs.

February 2, 2022Leadership Excellence and Acquisition Development (LEAD) Program Policy

Memorandum: This policy governs the implementation and administration of the Leadership Excellence and Acquisition Development (LEAD) Program, and general
requirements for selection into and participation in the program.

January 14, 2022Army Acquisition Training with Industry (TWI) Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Establishes responsibilities and outlines policy and procedures for Active Component Functional Area 51 (FA51) officer participation in the Department of the Army’s Training with Industry (TWI) Program.

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January 14, 2022Army Acquisition Active Component Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Program Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Establishes responsibilities and outlines policy and procedures for Active Component Functional Area 51 (FA51) officer participation in the Department of the Army’s Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS) Program.

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January 10, 2022Back-to-Basics Program Management Certification Exam Requirement Deferred

USD(A&S) Memorandum: Provides guidance that the exam certification requirement for the Practitioner and Advanced levels of Program Management (PM) certification is deferred to 01 October 2022. After this date, acquisition workforce members applying for either Back-to-Basics certification category are required to meet the exam requirement for certification.

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October 4, 2021Defense Acquisition University – Senior Service College Fellowship (DAU-SSCF) Program Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Provides policy and procedures for application, selection, and assignment to the Defense Acquisition University – Senior Service College Fellowship (DAU-SSCF) program. The DAU-SSCF is a 10-month that provides leadership development and acquisition training to prepare senior Army civilians for key acquisition leadership positions, such as Product Manager, Project Manager, and Program Executive Officer. The document applies to all current Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) civilians and non-AAW applicants (for example, from industry or the Department of Defense).

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June 28, 2021Interim 12-Month Extension Waiver of Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification Grace Period

DACM Memorandum: Documents the interim extension waiver to extend the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification grace period an additional 12 months, retroactive to 01 April 2021.

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May 25, 2021Army Acquisition Workforce Standard Program Management Position Nomenclature Policy

DACM Memorandum: This document is a position classification update for the occupational series Program Management Series, 0340. It provides the series definition and titling instructions for two-grade interval positions at the grade GS-13 and above.

May 25, 2021Extension of Waiver of Requirement to Apply 5 USC Section 3326 When Using Direct Hire Authority for Certain Positions Supporting the Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)(USD(P&R)) Memorandum: Extends the expiration date of this waiver until 01 March 2022. The positions covered by this waiver include medical and health professionals, acquisition, engineering, and installation infrastructure. There are two other related USD(P&R) memorandum, signed on 24 April 2020 and 02 April 2020, attached to this packet.

May 13, 2021AITAS 2.0 Quick Start Guide

The Army Internet Training Application System (AITAS) Quick Start Guide serves as an aid to assist AITAS 2.0 users.

March 1, 2021Reaffirming Our Values and Ethical Conduct

Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Outlines expectations for all Department of Defense employees to be good stewards of the taxpayers’ dollars and conduct themselves in a trustworthy manner. This document directs the completion of annual ethics training no later than 30 November of this year.

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November 26, 2020Requirements for Individuals Selected for Centralized Selection List Acquisition Key Billet Project and Product Managers, Acquisition Directors, Contracting Commanders, and Centralized Selection Board Project and Product Directors

DAAC Memorandum: Outlines the post-selection, pre-command training requirements, Tenure and Program Management Agreements (TPMAs), and the issuance of charters for Centralized Selection List (CSL) Acquisition Key Billet Project and Product Managers (PM), Acquisition Directors, Contracting Commanders (CDR), and Centralized Selection Board (CSB) Project and Product Directors (PD).

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October 2, 2020Army Acquisition Workforce Human Capital Strategic Plan 2020

The AAW HCSP focuses on the acquisition workforce’s most valuable asset—a dedicated and talented workforce. The purpose of the plan is to institutionalize the human capital planning process for the entire AAW.

October 1, 2020Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) Recommended Continuous Learning Point (CLP) Memorandums

The DACM Office requested that each Army Acquisition Functional Leader (AAFL) provide an updated Recommended Continuous Learning Point (CLP) Memorandum for the currently cycle that runs from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. These documents provide specific guidance to the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals within the AAFL’s designated Acquisition Career Field (ACF) on current and emerging critical technical areas

September 2, 2020“Back-to-Basics” for the Defense Acquisition Workforce

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) Memorandum: Announces the phased implementation of the “Back to Basics” (BtB) 21st century acquisition workforce talent management framework, beginning on 01 October 2020 with full deployment by 01 October 2021.

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August 2, 2020Waiver of Requirement for Completion of 24 Semester Hours for Contracting Professionals

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) Memorandum: Provides an exception to permit hiring of contracting professionals who have not completed at least 24 semester credit hours (or equivalent) of study from an accredited institution of higher education in business-related courses, but who are otherwise qualified. In addition, this document temporarily suspends paragraph 3.3b of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Program Desk Guide (dated 20 July 2017) in its entirety. Please note there are three attachments included in this weblink: (1) Revisions to Table 3 (Contracting Position-Specific Requirements) in paragraph 5.4 of Department of Defense Instruction 5000.66, (2) DOD Qualifications Standards for GS-1102 Contracting Positions, and (3) Contracting Series 1102 Implementation Guidance/Questions and Answers.

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July 31, 2020Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Establishes policy for the Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and outlines procedures for the application and selection process.

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July 7, 2020Appointment as Director, Army Acquisition Corps (DAAC)

Army Acquisition Executive (AAE) Memorandum: Appoints Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology) as the Director, Army Acquisition Corps (DAAC). In this document, the AAE gives the DAAC full authority to carry out all powers, functions, and duties with respect to the management and oversight of the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) and Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) matters in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.66.

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July 1, 2020Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE) Guidance

DACM Memorandum: Provides policy on the completion requirements, rating chain, timelines, and administration of the Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE), a talent management tool used to evaluate the potential of civilian Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals in designated grades/pay band equivalents to perform in positions of increased responsibility.

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July 1, 2020Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE) Policy

Provides policy on the completion requirements, rating chain, timelines, and administration of the Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE), a talent management tool used to evaluate the potential of civilian Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals in designated grades/pay band equivalents to perform in positions of increased responsibility.

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April 22, 2020Memorandum of Understanding between U.S. Army Human Resources Command and the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, MOU 19-02

This MOU outlines the terms, conditions, and responsibilities between HRC and USAASC regarding the development, management, operation, data usage, security, and the security of interface connections. In the Acquisition Corps there are mandated certification and education requirements that must be tracked and updated in the Career Acquisition Personnel Position Management Information System. USAASC requires HRC data in order to facilitate tracking of training and certifications for Army Reserve and Army National Guard to meet tracking requirements in a manner similar to what is done for the active component.

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April 1, 202012-Month Extension of Grace Period for Meeting Acquisition Position Certification Requirements

DACM Memorandum: Provides supplemental guidance in support of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) memorandum, dated 01 April 2020, which extends the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification requirement for defense acquisition workforce members from 24 months to 36 months. This packet includes a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page.

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April 1, 202012-Month Extension of Grace Period for Meeting Acquisition Position Certification Requirements

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) Memorandum: Extends the certification completion requirement for acquisition workforce members from 24 months to 36 months, effective immediately. Please note that the DACM signed a memorandum on 01 April 2020, same title/subject as above, issuing supplemental guidance on the 12-month extension in support of the USD(A&S) directive.

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March 4, 2020DAM PAM 600-3 (Acquisition Corps)

Army Pamphlet: This document is a chapter of DA PAM 600-3 (Officer Professional Development and Career Management, March 4, 2020), which specifically discusses the Army Acquisition Corps. It provides guidance on the professional development and career management of Active Component, US Army Reserve (USAR), and Army National Guard (ARNG) Functional Area 51 (FA51) officers.

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February 26, 2020Administrative Name Change for the Contracting and Acquisition Career Program (CP-14)

Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower and Reserve Affairs (ASA(M&RA)) Memorandum: Approves request to change the name for Career Program 14 (CP-14) from “Contracting and Acquisition” to “Contracting and Procurement”. It directs the update of applicable publications and systems to reflect this name change within 180 days of ASA(M&RA) signature. A copy of the original request from the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Procurement (DASA(P)), signed on Jan. 16, 2020, is included with this document.

January 28, 2020Functional Area 51 Recruitment, Education, and Career Management Strategy Memorandum

AAE Memorandum: Provides detailed guidance for implementing the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE)’s vision and strategy on the recruitment, education, and career management of Functional Area 51 officers. The document has three appendices: Recruitment Plan, Career Management, and Education Plan.

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December 20, 2019Acquisition Roles and Responsibilites

Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Provides final decisions that address open issues related to acquisition roles and responsibilities and incorporates the changes in the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The seven final decisions covered in this memorandum are Milestone Decision Authority (MDA), Acquisition Strategy Approval Authority, Middle Tier Acquisition (MTA), OSD role in MTA, Independent Technical Risk Assessments (ITRA), Data Transparency, and Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMP).

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November 26, 2019Archival of Outdated Army Acquisition Workforce Policies

DACM Memorandum: Provides a list of AAW policies that the Army DACM Office has reviewed and determined to be outdated, superseded, or no longer relevant. The policies listed herein have been officially rescinded and/or archived for historical purposes.

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October 1, 2019The Army People Strategy

SECARMY Strategy: Describes how the Army will shift from simply “distributing personnel” to more deliberately managing the talents of Soldiers and Civilians. This means creating a 21st century talent management system with policies, programs, and processes that recognize and capitalize the unique knowledge, skills, and behaviors possessed by every member of the Army team, allowing us to employ each to maximum effect. The document is co-signed by the Secretary of the Army, Chief of Staff, and Sergeant Major of the Army.

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August 23, 2019Public-Private Talent Exchange – Policy

HQDA DCS G1 Memorandum: Provides guidance on the roles, responsibilities, and implementing procedures for the use of the Public-Private Talent Exchange (PPTE) Program within the Department of the Army. The PPTE Program is intended to establish a knowledge exchange through which Department of Defense and private-sector organizations can exchange talent, so that the DOD can gain expertise and knowledge with an influx of fresh and innovative ideas. This program is open to Army employees at the GS-12 level or above (or equivalent) or at the Federal Wage System journeyman level and above.

August 23, 2019Public-Private Talent Exchange – Figures

Figures Section // HQDA DCS G1 Memorandum: Provides guidance on the roles, responsibilities, and implementing procedures for the use of the Public-Private Talent Exchange (PPTE) Program within the Department of the Army. The PPTE Program is intended to establish a knowledge exchange through which Department of Defense and private-sector organizations can exchange talent, so that the DOD can gain expertise and knowledge with an influx of fresh and innovative ideas. This program is open to Army employees at the GS-12 level or above (or equivalent) or at the Federal Wage System journeyman level and above

August 23, 2019Public-Private Talent Exchange – Requirements

Requirements Section // HQDA DCS G1 Memorandum: Provides guidance on the roles, responsibilities, and implementing procedures for the use of the Public-Private Talent Exchange (PPTE) Program within the Department of the Army. The PPTE Program is intended to establish a knowledge exchange through which Department of Defense and private-sector organizations can exchange talent, so that the DOD can gain expertise and knowledge with an influx of fresh and innovative ideas. This program is open to Army employees at the GS-12 level or above (or equivalent) or at the Federal Wage System journeyman level and above

August 19, 2019Reaffirming Our Commitment to Ethical Conduct

SECDEF Memorandum: Outlines the Secretary of Defense’s expectation that every member of the Department of Defense continue to aim beyond compliance with basic standards. Employees must set the example, rejecting any sense of personal entitlement and never abusing our position or our privilege of service.

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July 30, 2019Acquisition Intelligence Career Occupation Program Foundational Credential

OUSD(Intelligence) Memorandum: Supports the Department of Defense award of the foundational credential for Acquisition Intelligence within the Acquisition Intelligence Career Occupation Program. The establishment of foundational traning and credentials recognizes the importance of ensuring that those intelligence personnel tasked to be directly involved in acquisition proocesses have the skills needed to be successful.

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July 24, 2019US Army Acquisition Support Center, Direct Reporting Unit, Job-Sharing Policy and Procedures

USAASC Director Memorandum: Provides policy and procedures on the Job-Share Program, which improves the retention of skilled staff, enhances staff morale, accomodates persons with disabilities, and enables employees to effectively manage their work/family life responsibilities.

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June 11, 2019Quick Reference Guide

DACM Desk Guide: Provides helpful tips to Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals on how to be certified for their current position, create an Individual Development Plan (IDP), apply for Army Acquisition Corps membership, request Continuous Learning Points (CLPs), understand the requirement to have a Senior Rater Potential Evaluation (SRPE), determine if they are occupying a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP), and complete other important requirements. It also identifies good points of contact within the acquisition community who are available to answer career development questions.

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June 3, 2019DD Form 2905, Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce Position Requirements or Tenure Waivers

DD Form: Used to request a certification position waiver or Critical Acquisition Position/Key Leadership Position (CAP/KLP) waiver.

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June 1, 2019National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020

View the NDAA FY20 at https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/s1790/BILLS-116s1790enr.pdf
Public Law: To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense.

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May 23, 2019Archival of Outdated Army Acquisition Workforce Policies

DACM Memorandum: Provides a list of AAW policies that the Army DACM Office has reviewed and determined to be outdated, superseded, or no longer relevant. Those policies are hereby rescinded and/or archived for historical purposes.

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May 1, 2019OPM Position Classification Flysheet for Program Management Series, 0340

Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Flysheet: This document is a position classification flysheet update for the occupational series Program Management Series, 0340. It provides the series definition and titling instructions for two-grade interval positions at the grade GS-13 and above. It is an important reference document to the DACM Position Nomenclature Policy, which is currently under revision and will be published soon.

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March 22, 2019Provisional Establishment – Office of the Chief Systems Engineer

AAE Memorandum: Directs the stand-down of the System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate and provisionally establishes the Office of the Chief Systems Engineer (OCSE). The OCSE mission is to perform systems engineering for ASA(ALT) and in support of the Army materiel enterprise to ensure delivered equipment meets the mission needs of the force.

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March 1, 2019Process to submit a Position Requirements Waiver

DACM Briefing: Explains the process for Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals to submit position requirement waivers.

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January 31, 2019Course Fulfillment Policy

DACM Memorandum: Outlines Army Acquisition Procedures for implementing the Department of Defense Acquisition Management Mandatory Course Fulfillment Program.

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October 4, 2018Delegation of Authority to Sign Key Leadership Position (KLP) Tenure Agreements

AAE Memorandum: Delegates the authority to sign tenure agreements for certain Key Leadership Positions (KLPs): Centralized Selection List (CSL) Project Manager and Product Manager, Senior Contracting Official (SCO), Program Lead Contracting Officer (PLCO), and Program Executive Officer (PEO) key staff. AAE retains the authority to sign tenure agreements for PEOs and Deputy PEOs.

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September 21, 2018Functional Chief Representative, Contracting and Acquisition Career Program 14 (CP-14), Policy Memorandum #1, Alignment of Occupational Series 1102

DASA(P) Memorandum: Provides revised guidelines for placement of Occupational Series 1102 personnel.

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September 17, 2018DA PAM 70-3 Army Acquisition Procedures – Chapter 9

Department of the Army Pamphlet: This publication provides discretionary guidance of materiel acquisition management. It contains information relevant to research, development, and acquisition, and life cycle management of Army materiel to satisfy approved Army requirements. Chapter 9 (Talent Management for the Army Acquisition Workforce) covers various topics related to acquisition workforce training, education, and career development, including but not limited to: Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), Advanced Civil Schooling (ACS), Training with Industry (TWI), Acquisition Tuition Assistance Program (ATAP), civilian and military Program Manager development, Mentoring, Coaching, and Centralized selection programs.

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May 4, 2018Policy Guidance on Improving Acquisition Talent Management

AAE Memorandum: In accordance with Army Directive 2017-22, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology) will update DA Pamphlet 70-3 (Army Acquisition Procedures) and develop a talent management plan to allow Department of the Army Civilian Acquisition Program Managers to gain experience in Science and Technology (S&T), Test and Evaluation (T&E), and Contracting before becoming a GS-15 Project Manager. This document serves as interim guidance.

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April 20, 2018Army Acquisition Workforce Talent Management Strategy

DACM Memorandum: Defines the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) Talent Management (TM) Strategy which embodies the principles of a Human Capital Life Cycle structure while meeting the goals of the AAW Human Capital Strategic Plan (HCSP).

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March 29, 2018Pre-Command Compliance Form (PCCF)

DACM Form: Used to document and verify completion of DAU and pre-command courses required for acquisition officers or civilians who have been selected to fill Centralized Selection List (CSL) positions. Please note that this document is Enclosure 2 to the current DACM Policy, “Mandatory Requirements for Individuals Selected for Centralized Selection List (CSL) Acquisition Key Billet Project and Product Managers, Acquisition Directors, Contracting Commanders, and Centralized Selection Board Project and Product Directors,” dated March 29, 2018.

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March 29, 2018Charter Request Form

DACM Form: Used to request a Charter for acquisition officers or civilians who will have been selected to fill Centralized Selection List (CSL) positions. Please note that this document is also Enclosure 1 to the current DACM Policy, “Mandatory Requirements for Individuals Selected for Centralized Selection List (CSL) Acquisition Key Billet Project and Product Managers, Acquisition Directors, Contracting Commanders, and Centralized Selection Board Project and Product Directors,” dated March 29, 2018.

January 30, 2018Acquisition Leadership Challenge Program (ALCP) Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Governs implementation and administration of the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) Acquisition Leadership Challenge Program (ALCP). It establishes roles and responsibilities of interested parties, and general requirements for selection to and participation in the Program.

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January 3, 2018National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019

Public Law: To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2019 for military activities of the Department of Defense. House of Representatives 5515.

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September 6, 2017Extension of Expedited Hiring Authority for Select Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions

Joint USD(ATL) and USD(P&R) Memorandum: Eliminates 30 September 2017 sunset date to appoint individuals to select Defense acquisition positions under joint USD(AT&L)/USD(P&R) memorandum dated 18 December 2017 (copy attached). All remaining provisions of the implementation guidance remain in effect.

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August 4, 2017Ethical Standards for All Hands

SECDEF Memorandum: Outlines the Secretary of Defense’s expectation that all Department of Defense employees set an honorable example and conduct themselves in an ethical manner, doing what is right at all times.

July 20, 2017Defense Acquisition Workforce Program Desk Guide

Director, USD(AT&L) Human Capital Desk Guide: Provides detailed procedures for implementing policy in Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 5000.66. If there is a conflict with DoDI 5000.66, the Instruction takes precedence

June 15, 2017Army Regulation (AR) 70-1, Army Acquisition Policy

DOD/Army Regulation: Governs research, development, acquisition, and life cycle management of Army materiel solutions to satisfy approved Army requirements for warfighting capabilities.

May 17, 2017Implementation Memo to Change Years of Experience Requirements for the Business-Cost Estimating Career Field

USD(ATL) Memorandum: Adjusts adjusting the certification requirement for Business – Cost Estimating (BUS-CE) Acquisition Career Field (ACF). Effective October 1, 2017, the document lowers the experience certification requirement for BUS-CE Level III from from 7 years of acquisition experience in cost estimating to 6 years of acquisition experience, with 5 of the 6 years in cost estimating.

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January 3, 2017National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018

Public Law: Authorizes appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense. House of Representatives 2810.

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November 30, 2016National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017

Public Law: Specifies the annual budget and expenditures of the Department of Defense. This document authorizes FY17 appropriations and sets forth policies for DOD programs and activities.
Click here for direct link: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

May 9, 2016Archival of Outdated Army Acquisition Workforce Policies

DACM Memorandum: Provides a list of AAW policies that the Army DACM Office has reviewed and determined to be outdated, superseded, or no longer relevant. As a result, the policies are hereby rescinded and/or archived for historical purposes.

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November 25, 2015National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016

Public Law: To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense

July 19, 2015Army Acquisition Workforce Management of Army Medical Officers in Unique Education and Training Specialties

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Army DACM; Surgeon General, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM); and CG, US Army Human Resources Command (HRC). The document addresses the Army Medicine unique training and education requirements for highly technical medical personnel with the “8X” ASI in acquisition management. It establishes a common basic of understanding on the identification, certification, utilization, and management of AMEDD military officers in the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) and/or assigned to acquisition positions.

May 26, 2015Product Support Manager Career Development Roadmap

ASD Memorandum: Provides a Product Support Manager (PSM) framework and PSM position category description to assist with training and assignment of Life Cycle Logisticians.

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March 24, 2015Request for Priority Placement Program (PPP) Exception – U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC)

CPAC Memorandum: Modifies the Priority Placement Program (PPP) exception granted in 2004 on behalf of the US Army Acquisition Support Center for positions filled through a centrally-selected board process from the Centralized Selection List (CSL) to include Project and Product Director positions.

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March 10, 2015CAP and KLP Background Paper

DACM Paper: Provides general information on Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs) and Key Leadership Position (KLPs) tenure agreements.

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November 19, 2014Exception to Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) Policy for Designated Product Support Managers (PSMs) in the Lifecycle Logistics (LCL) Acquisition Career Field (ACF)

DDACM Memorandum: Authorizes designation of Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs) for Product Support Managers (PSMs) of Acquisition Category (ACAT) III programs serving as Logistics Management Specialist or Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist in Life Cycle Logistics (LCL) Acquisition Career Field (ACF) positions.

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June 23, 2014Implementation of Product Support Manager (PSM) Position Requirements Description (PRDs)

DASA(APL) Memorandum: Serves as the formal instruction for all Program Executive Officers (PEOs) to implement the enclosed Position Requirements Descriptions (PRDs) in the establishment of Product Support Manager (PSM) positions.

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February 25, 2014Department of the Army Acquisition Corps Functional Area 51 Officer Intermediate Qualification Course Waiver Policy and Procedures

DACM Memorandum: Outlines eligibility criteria for the Acquisition Intermediate Qualification Course (IQC) waiver and provides a copy of the Common Cross-Functional Key Leadership Position (KLP) Requirements. The policy only applies to acquisition officers centrally selected to attend the 10-month resident Command and General Staff College, Intermediate Level Education (ILE) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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January 15, 2014Mandatory Annual Ethics Training for the Defense Acquisition Workforce

Under Secretary of Defense Memorandum: Directs all Defense Acquisition Workforce members within the Department of Defense to complete ethics training annually, beginning in 2014 and each year thereafter.

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November 8, 2013Key Leadership Positions and Qualification Criteria

OSD(ATL) Memorandum: Provides expanded guidance on Key Leadership Positions (KLPs). The document designates mandatory KLPs for Army Category (ACAT) I and IA programs, and emphasizes importance of filling these positions with properly qualified personnel.

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September 16, 2013Sunsetting of the Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering (SPRDE) – Program Systems Engineer (PSE) Acquisition Workforce Career Path and the Renaming of the Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering Acquisition Workforce Career Field (ACF)

USD(ATL) Memorandum: Authorizes the sunsetting of SPRDE-Program Systems Engineer (PSE) career path, effective 01 October 2013. The document directs engineers in the SPRDE-PSE acquisition career path, as well as all personnel coded within the SPRDE-Systems Engineering (SE) acquisition workforce career path, to be transitioned into a consolidated and renamed Acquisition Career Field (ACF) with the general title of “Engineering”.

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March 28, 2013Military Education Level 1 (MEL-1) Equivalency for the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Senior Service Fellowship (SSCF) Program for Civilians

HQDA G-3/5/7 Memorandum: Approves the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA(ALT))’s request for Military Education Level 1 (MEL-1) equivalency for the Defense Acquisition University – Senior Service College Fellowship (DAU-SSCF) Program for civilians.

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October 11, 2012U.S. Army Acquisition Workforce Pathways Intern Program Participant Guidance

DDACM Memorandum: Defines terms and conditions of the Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Intern Program (formerly Student Career Experience Program). The document also establishes the management, coding, titling, and accepted acquisition experience process as well as delineates training and certification requirements.

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January 14, 2010Uniformed Army Scientist and Engineer (UAS&E) Program in the Army Acquisition Corps

DACM Memorandum: Directs the discontinuation of the Uniformed Army Scientist and Engineer (USA&E) Program, which was a subset of Functional Area 51S (FA51S) Area of Concentration. There is a Frequently Asked Question sheet, similarly dated January 14, 2010, that originally accompanied this memorandum and addressed questions about the program elimination.

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January 14, 2010Uniformed Army Scientist and Engineer (UAS&E) Program – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

DACM Information Paper: This Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) sheet provides answers to questions about the discontinuation of the Uniformed Army Scientist and Engineer (UAS&E) Program, as directed in a 14 January 2010 memorandum signed by LTG N. Ross Thompson (Amy Director, Acquisition Career Management) .

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July 1, 2005DD Form 2889, Critical Acquisition Position Service Agreement Key Leadership Position (KLP)

DD Form: Completion of a service agreement is required for individuals assigned or selected to fill a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) that is designated as a Key Leadership Postion (KLP) on and after 01 October 1993. Disclosure is voluntary but a selectee will not be eligible for appointment to, and an incumbent will not be eligible to retain employment in a position designated as a CAP if the requested information is not provided.

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July 1, 2005DD Form 2888 Critical Acquisition Position Service Agreement

DD Form: Completion of a service agreement is required for individuals assigned or selected to fill a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP)

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September 2, 2004Modification of Special Priority Placement Program (PPP) Clearance Procedures – Department of the Army (DA) Secretariat Boarded Program Manager (PM) Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs)

Deputy Chief of Staff, HQDA G-1 Memorandum: Approves Army’s request to modify Department of Defense’s 1998 special procedures to clear project and product manager position requisitions for fill with Department of the Army Secretariat boarded selectees.

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April 16, 2003HQDA Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Memorandum: Request for Administrative Return Rights

HQDA Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Memorandum: Grants administrative re-employment rights across Major Command (MACOM) lines for centrally selected Army civilian employees to return to their former positions, upon conclusion of Army Acquisition Corps Project/Product Manager (PM) positions.

September 1, 1988DD Form 2518, Fulfillment of DOD Mandatory Training Requirement

DD Form: Used to valuate and determine status of mandatory acquisition training. Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) professionals should complete this form to request fulfillment of mandatory training requirements, based on skills and knowledge acquired through experience, education, equivalency test, or alterative training.

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