Army DACM Office Launches Army Acquisition Workforce Human Capital Strategic Plan

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FT. BELVOIR, Va. (October 13, 2016) – The Army Director of Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Office released the Army Acquisition Workforce Human Capital Strategic Plan (AAW HCSP) today. This five-year plan focuses on improving the readiness of the Army’s 37,000 acquisition professionals.

Over the past year, representative stakeholders from across the AAW met to identify, understand, and address the greatest strengths and challenges facing the AAW. The plan that emerged focuses on the following five key themes: workforce planning; professional development; leadership development; employee engagement; and communication and collaboration.

The AAW HCSP establishes clearly defined goals, objectives and initiatives, institutionalizing an enduring human capital planning process for the entire AAW. The plan supports every acquisition professional’s career from recruitment-to retention-to retirement.

“It’s about readiness, the Army’s number one priority. Our acquisition workforce must remain ready to provide the equipment and services Soldiers need to win across multiple missions, conditions and geographies.” said Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson, Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)) and DACM

Williamson will host a Virtual Town Hall via milSuite on October 20, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET to discuss the Army’s new plan with his workforce. All AAW members are encouraged to attend and submit questions in advance via https://www.milsuite.mil/book/hcsptownhall.

For more information, visit https://asc.army.mil/hcsp/.