New memo details efforts to 'fundamentally alter' Army modernization

By Courtney McBride / November 15, 2017 at 5:00 AM
The Army's top civilian official has clarified his instructions to a senior service leader charged with designing a new organization to oversee modernization. In a Nov. 7 memo , acting Secretary Ryan McCarthy revised his instructions to Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, director of the Office of Business Transformation, on consolidating Army modernization under a single authority. This new command, McCarthy wrote, would "fundamentally alter the institutional Army, including Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), and all the ACOMs and Direct...

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