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Defense Acquisition Magazine
Our New Name and New Look
Written by: Benjamin Tyree
July 27, 2018
with the September-October 2018 issue
Many readers asked when or if our name would change in view of the new name of our departmental division. Now that the dust has settled a bit, the name has been changed. And our art director Tia Gray has created a fresh new design to complement the name. We hope that you like our new look.
Publications constantly evolve as circumstances change— but we intend to provide the same, or better, service. Our coverage for the most part will remain the same, with a strong focus on subjects such as procurement, contract and program management, logistics, agility and information technology and security, as well as auditability and accountability. We remain as interested as ever in articles about real-life experiences in the acquisition workforce and lessons learned that can be shared for the benefit of all.
We have renamed our bimonthly publication in recognition of the recent reorganization within the Department of Defense.
and its publisher, Defense Acquisition University, formerly fell under the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. That office was split by Congress into two new offices—that of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, under whom we now serve, and of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.
We went for a broad name, since all of our activities ultimately deal with defense acquisition, to keep things as simple as possible.
also is a name with a lasting, generic quality rather than one tied to possibly shifting departmental reorganizations.
So, stay tuned, interested readers. Prospective authors, please keep writing for us and sharing with your colleagues the problems and accomplishments you’ve experienced in the defense acquisition universe. In this respect,
magazine is an ongoing classroom, and you are the teachers and students of each other.
—Benjamin Tyree, managing editor
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