Rumsfeld Endorses Advisers' Ethics, Integrity Recommendations

By Dan Dupont / September 21, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld wants all Defense Department employees to heed the advice of a Defense Science Board task force on acquisition management, which warned in March that the Pentagon had not done enough to prevent future procurement scandals. Noting that he only recently reviewed the science board report, Rumsfeld says in the Sept. 7 memo that its lessons "have broad applications throughout the department," and not just in the acquisition arena. "The task force observed, in discussions with industry...

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