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Wartime Contracting sees improvement

The contracting commission estimated that since 2002, the U.S. has committed nearly $31 billion to training, equipping, and supporting the Afghan security forces.

Tags: Congress , wartime contracting , Wartime Contracting Commission ,

Monday - 12/21/2009, 11:17am EST
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Commission on Wartime Contracting disbanding

The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan is going dark.The Congressionally-chartered commission will shut down at the close of business Friday after three years, 25 hearings and eight reports to Congress.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , Commission on Wartime Contracting , contracting , acquisition ,

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 10:31am EDT

Commission says DoD misspent billions in Afghanistan contracts

The Commission on Wartime Contracting says the United States has misspent tens of billions of dollars on contracts and grants.

Tags: Commission on Wartime Contracting , DoD , Afghanistan , contracting , In Depth

Monday - 04/25/2011, 04:16pm EDT
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Where is the acquisition workforce?

A recent hearing by the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took a look at whether Defense has made adequate plans and actual progress to improve the federal workforce that oversees billions of dollars in contracting activity. Former Congressman Chris Shays is the co-chairman of the Commission brings us up to speed.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afgh , management , acquisition workforce ,

Monday - 09/20/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Angst over DoD, State contracting transitions in Iraq

The State Department's plan to use private contractors in Iraq after after the troops withdraw next year is ‘not adequate,' according to a report issued Monday.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , contracting , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Michael Thibault ,

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 03:41pm EDT

Wartime Contracting Commission on "inherently governmental"

The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took on the meaning of "inherently governmental."

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Al Burman , Allison Stanger , Stan Soloway , Danielle Brian , Deborah Avant , John Nagl

Monday - 06/21/2010, 07:30pm EDT

Commission on Wartime Contracting finding improvement, problems

A lack of basic infrastructure in Afghanistan is slowing the U.S. effort to build up the Afghan security forces.

Tags: contracting , management , Congress , Defense , D. Keith Bryars , DoD , pentagon , Defense Department , Commission on Wartime Contracting

Tuesday - 12/22/2009, 02:50pm EST