Becoming a Chaosmeister
Defense Acquisition University Fort Belvoir United States
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These are the times that try our souls. What was said in Revolutionary War times seems as apt today. Resources are shrinking. Our workforce is changing significantly with the departure of the baby boomers. The warfighters needs are in great flux, creating instability in Department of Defense DoD and military Services requirements. The gulf between Congress and the Executive Branch continues to widen, causing inconsistent direction and uncoordinated oversight. Industry is changing how it works with DoD, adding to the turmoil. Defense acquisition, always a tough job, is getting tougher.