Austin re-establishes key DOD advisory boards

By Tony Bertuca / September 2, 2021 at 4:12 PM
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is directing several Pentagon advisory committees to resume their activities following a "zero-base" review he ordered earlier this year amid reports that former President Trump had used them in a lame-duck attempt to reward loyalists . Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said today Austin has ordered several advisory boards and committees to resume their activities. Those which traditionally have an impact on major defense acquisition programs and initiatives include: the Defense Business Board, the Defense Policy...

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