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Reforming Acquisitions and the Need for Speed

By Alexandra Sander, Ben FitzGerald and Jacqueline Parziale

This month, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, unveiled new acquisition reform legislation. The draft stand-alone bill is noteworthy from a procedural perspective, showing leadership on a vitally important topic with a limited political constituency. But the bill is also noteworthy for its substance.

Read the full piece in Defense News.

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