The Army Director for Acquisition Career Management (DACM) is the Army’s senior level advocate for all Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) matters within the Department of Defense. The AAW consists of approximately 42,000 Army acquisition civilian and military leaders and professionals residing in Army staff offices, Army commands, Army service component commands, program executive offices, and direct reporting units.
The DACM Office has the authority to manage the integrated execution, oversight, and resourcing of AAW education, training, and talent management in line with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).
By partnering directly with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)), and the USD(A&S) Human Capital Initiatives (HCI) Office, the DACM Office enables acquisition workforce initiatives and policy ensuring a ready workforce .
The DACM Office is your one-stop shop for everything acquisition career-related. To support this mission, the DACM office is organized in to four divisions: