Pentagon Buying Chief Confirmed

By Dan Dupont / May 9, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Senate has confirmed Pete Aldridge as the next under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. As the Pentagon's acquisition chief, Aldridge is expected to be a key member of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's revamped Pentagon leadership team, which he will organize like a corporate hierarchy, according to sources. Aldridge, along with the service secretaries, Rumsfeld and his deputy, Paul Wolfowitz, will be a member of the Pentagon "acquisition executive committee," which Rumsfeld will set up to carry...

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