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Trump taps Shaffer for acquisition job

June 26, 2018 at 9:15 AM

The Trump administration said today the president intends to nominate Alan Shaffer to serve as deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment.

Shaffer previously served as the director of NATO science and technology at the NATO Collaboration Support Office. He also was principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering and was the acting assistant secretary for three years.