2019 Defense Acquisition Workforce
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2020 Public-Private Talent Exchange

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Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards: The 2019 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards winners were honored on October 29, 2019, at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes. READ MORE

DoD Public-Private Talent Exchange: The DoD Public-Private Talent Exchange program is beneficial to civilian acquisition workforce professionals. Learn how to participate in the 2020 program. READ MORE

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Careers in the DoD Acquisition Workforce

The Department of Defense (DoD) acquires goods and services from industry, federal arsenals, and shipyards to fulfill the DoD needs. Often these goods and services are for the use of, or support of, military missions. Acquisition is a budget term that applies to more than just the purchase of an item or service. The acquisition process encompasses the design, engineering, construction, testing, development, sustainment and disposal of weapons or related items purchased for the Department’s use. READ MORE