Influential Army requirements panel is in for a facelift under Milley

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 9, 2016 at 12:27 PM
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley is remaking the Army Requirements Oversight Council into a key forum for growing his influence in acquisition matters, according to a report sent to Congress. Milley's assessment comes in the wake of the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which gave the service chiefs greater say over a process that has tilted more heavily toward the civilian leadership. Some lawmakers believe that soldiers, in contrast, know best what kinds of weapons they...

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