Senate panel calls Army Futures Command's authorities into question

By Ashley Tressel / September 12, 2019 at 3:14 PM
More than a year after Army Futures Command was created, the relationship between the non-traditional four-star command and the office of the Army's acquisition executive is still unclear, according to lawmakers. The Senate Appropriations Committee's fiscal year 2020 defense spending report says "questions remain" about the roles and duties of the two entities, noting AFC recently added a "science adviser position" that "seems to be duplicative of the longstanding role of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research...

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