Defense acquisition civilian personnel will see no changes in their title, series or grade as the Defense Department begins to cleave the office of acquisition, technology and logistics in half on Feb. 1.
A Jan. 31 memo obtained by Federal News Radio and signed by Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan outlines just how the Pentagon will split its acquisition office into an office of research and engineering and an office of acquisition and sustainment. Congress mandated the split in the 2017 defense authorization act.
Federal agencies may have had mixed reactions to the President’s budget request. But among contractors, the