Accession Number : ADA592895


Title :   Improving Army Operational Contract Support


Descriptive Note : Civilian research project


Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN


Personal Author(s) : Harger, Daryl P


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA592895


Report Date : Apr 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 34


Abstract : This research examines reports conducted and recommendations made by the Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management in Expeditionary Operations and the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General that pertain to recent contingency contracting. The research reviews reports from the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Department of Defense Task Force on Contracting and Contract Management in Expeditionary Operations. And, this research reviews the DOD Contingency Contracting Handbook. The research recommends the Army improve operational contract support at the Contracting Support Brigade organizational level by focusing on a collaborative approach between the requiring activity and the contracting office during the requirements definition step of the contracting process.


Descriptors :   *ARMY , *CONTRACTS , *MANAGEMENT , *MILITARY PROCUREMENT , BRIGADE LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , QUALITY ASSURANCE


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE