Following norm-breaking PEO selection, JPO AQ precedent intact

By Briana Reilly / July 29, 2022 at 3:23 PM
Although the F-35 Joint Program Office has broken norms in its selection of a new director, officials are still adhering to a key precedent when it comes to acquisition oversight of the Defense Department's largest procurement effort. The unusual and uniquely structured arrangement, in which the F-35 program executive officer and the acquisition official are split between two military services, remains intact following a recent change in PEO leadership that has resulted in two consecutive leaders from the Air Force...

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