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USD/AUnder Secretary of Defense for Acquisition
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Coetzee is Acting Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.
USD AT&L - Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Recommendation: To promote a more comprehensive approach to planning, management, and oversight of the department's fulfillment of urgent operational needs, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to develop and promulgate DOD-wide guidance across all urgent needs processes that clearly defines common terms as well as the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the OSD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, combatant commands, and military services for all phases of the urgent needs process, including, but not limited to, generation, validation, funding, execution, tracking, and management of the transition, termination, or transfer process and that incorporates all available expedited acquisition procedures.
Pete" Aldridge, under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said the Defense Department on December 14, announced that "the Navy Area Missile Defense Program has been cancelled due to poor performance and projected future costs and schedules.
The successful A-10 mission was the last of six in-flight refueling demonstrations required before the tanker program can request approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, to award production Lots 1 and 2, totaling 19 KC-46A aircraft.
Edwards Deming, "In God we trust; all others must bring data," displayed outside the office of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall.
Sylvester contributed 35 years of service to the nation in various roles, including deputy director of acquisition resources and analysis for acquisition management, deputy director for property and plant equipment, assistant deputy under secretary of Defense for acquisition reform, and deputy director for acquisition workforce and career management -- all as a member of the Senior Executive Service in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
Recommendation: To improve the development, implementation, and evaluation of acquisition workforce training, and in order to demonstrate and track how training efforts contribute to improved acquisition workforce performance, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (USD(AT&L)) to establish milestones for the development of metrics to measure how acquisition certification training improves the proficiency and capability of the acquisition workforce.
The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics published a revised charter providing further guidance on the U.
In announcing the designation, the September 26 memorandum from the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics states, "This memorandum clarifies the role of the DPO in executing an AIT implementation strategy and developing a centralized approach for use of these asset visibility technologies.
The office of the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in OSD "ought to focus on the big issues and stop dealing with the small issues.
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