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Striving for the Optimal Program Structure

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Author: Patrick M. McGinn

The July-August 2012 issue of Defense AT&L published an article by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall titled “The Optimal Program Structure.” The genesis of Kendall’s article was a question concerning the same topic he had fielded from a student during a question-and-answer session with one of the classes at the Defense Acquisition University. His thesis was grounded in his discussions with the acquisition workforce about Better Buying Power initiatives throughout the preceding year.

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