DOD stands up Joint Program Office for Guam missile defense headed by Army three-star

By Jason Sherman / March 22, 2024 at 11:54 AM
The Defense Department last month designated a single official to oversee the acquisition of technology needed to develop and field a 360-degree, air-and-missile defense capability for Guam, tapping Army Lt. Gen. Robert Rasch to be executive officer in charge of the newly created Joint Program Office in support of the Guam Defense System. Bill LaPlante, the Pentagon's acquisition chief, said on March 7 that Army acquisition executive Doug Bush recently established the organization with the service providing salient details about...

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