Officials Eye New Energy Director Job As Part of DOD's Acquisition Shop (Updated)

By Sebastian Sprenger / December 22, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Editor's Note: Sharon Burke's title at the Center for a New American Security has been corrected. Defense Department leaders are making good on their plan to anchor the office of the first-ever director for operational energy plans and programs within the Pentagon acquisition bureaucracy, though questions remain about the position's clout. The job, created by Congress in the fiscal year 2009 defense authorization legislation, will "probably" be a "direct report" to acquisition executive Ashton Carter, Alan Shaffer, the principal deputy...

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