DACM Newsletter

The DACM Newsletter provides pertinent and timely career development information to the Army Acquisition Workforce; alerting the workforce of new offerings, changes, and opportunities in a one-stop document.

Career News

Army selects new slate of acquisition product directors

| Career Development, Talent Management | No Comments

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Feb. 6, 2019) Congratulations are in order for nearly two dozen members of the Army Acquisition Workforce who have been selected as product directors or alternates through…

Learning Through Disaster

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Military catastrophes teach IDEAL students about strategic planning and leadership. by Debra Valine Desert One, the 1980 attempt to rescue 52 American hostages in Iran, failed. America’s Delta Force, formed…

We Heard, We Conferred, We Concurred

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Thanks to everyone who took the time to complete Army AL&T’s reader survey. Here’s what we learned. By Army AL&T staff Ever wonder about the origin of the Army phrase…

TWI and Education with Industry (EWI) fellows attend an Amazon Web Services business conference in Tysons Corner, Virginia, on Sept. 27. From left are Maj. Chris Ehlers, Army operations research analyst and TWI fellow; Staff Sgt. Robert Staal, Air Force EWI fellow; Dalila Wortman, Amazon Web Services; and Maj. Desiree Dirige, Army acquisition TWI fellow. (Photo courtesy of Maj. Desiree Dirige)

Understanding Industry

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As complex as its operations and motivations are, knowing how the commercial sector works is fundamental to being a skilled acquisition professional. By Craig A. Spisak, Director of Acquisition Career…