December 27, 2016

What to make of the NDAA's latest DOD reorgs

Featuring Katherine Kidder

Source: FCW

Journalist Sean Carberry

It might not be quite as dramatic as the breakup of AT&T, but the congressionally mandated split of the Department of Defense's AT&L office is no small matter.

Currently, the DOD's office of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics is headed by Undersecretary Frank Kendall, and his portfolio includes 17 different offices such as acquisition, research and engineering, logistics and material readiness and installations and environment.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has long argued that the AT&L portfolio is too large for one individual, and in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, he prevailed.

Read the full article at FCW.

  • Katherine Kidder