Pentagon Acquisition Official Defends Progress In Face Of McCain's Reform Proposals

By Tony Bertuca / July 17, 2015 at 2:29 PM
Alan Estevez, the principal deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, defended progress the Defense Department has made thus far in improving its acquisition system, arguing that proposed legislation backed by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) that seeks to empower military service chiefs at the expense of AT&L officials is disconnected from the realities of running the Pentagon and would impede DOD from properly managing programs. “We think we are making progress, frankly,” Estevez...

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