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Coast Guard talks acquisition and procurement on the Hill

WFED's Max Cacas reports

Tags: contracting , management , USCG , Capitol Hill , Max Cacas

Thursday - 03/11/2010, 06:21pm EST
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Are Katrina/Deepwater comparisons appropriate?

Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis gives the DorobekInsider his insights.

Tags: management , Gulf oil spill , Tom Davis , Hurricane Katrina , collaboration , budget , FY 2012

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 04:56pm EDT
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Coast Guard plots steady course on procurement

In the early to mid 2000s, the U.S. Coast Guard was rocked by a series of procurement and contract management crises, spurred by problems with its "Deepwater" acquisition program. Yesterday, Coast Guard officials reported to a House committee on progress toward improving contract and acquisition management.

Tags: management , contracting , acquisition , USCG , Ron Rabago , Elijah Cummings , House Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime , Lockheed , Northrop , Max Cacas

Friday - 03/12/2010, 06:46am EST
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Coast Guard, GAO at odds over health of acquisition programs

The Government Accountability Office found the Coast Guard cannot meet its most recent acquisition objectives to recapitalize its aging boats and airplanes. The audit agency told Congress Tuesday the service hasn't properly aligned its ambitions with its expected budgets. The Coast Guard contends the GAO findings are out of date.

Tags: DHS , USCG , GAO , House Transportation Committee , frank lobiondo , Robert Papp , acquisition , John Hutton , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 06:17am EDT
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After Deepwater: USCG acquisitions improve

As a result of Deepwater's failures, the Coast Guard has reformed the acquisitions management process. We talk with GAO's John Hutton about how that's going.

Tags: Federal Drive , USCG , acquisitions , management , GAO , John Hutton ,

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 10:08am EDT
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NOAA: oil spill damage not likely to hurt Florida, East coast

Learn more about NOAA's findings.

Tags: DorobekInsider , Must Reads , newscast , oil spill ,

Monday - 08/02/2010, 02:33pm EDT

USCG acquisition: what we need

Seeks level playing field on acquisition

Tags: mngt , P&B , acquisition , USCG , DHS , Gary Blore , Thad Allen ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2009, 07:09am EDT
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