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On March 27, 2020, DCMA celebrates 20 years of service to the warfighter.
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Darkeesha Sims is the executive assistant for the Financial and Business Operations executive director, Pamela Conklin, at the Defense Contract Management Agency headquarters at Fort Lee, Virginia. She has been a part of the DCMA team for more than seven years.
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DCMA was established on March 27, 2000. The agency traces its lineage back to the first Quartermaster of 1775, and today represents nearly two and a half centuries of contract management evolution.
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Undersecretary of Defense Ellen Lord's Acquisition and Sustainment leaders, including DCMA, made significant progress this week in addressing concerns outlined by defense industry leaders.
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Christina Gallagher, Defense Contract Management Agency Raytheon Tewksbury’s deputy commander, has been with the agency since its inception 20 years ago. As the deputy commander, Gallagher is the senior civilian technical authority on contract management and program support. (DCMA graphic by Cheryl Jamieson)
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DCMA Insight Magazine 2020 now available
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DCMA Lockheed Martin Fort Worth’s team members stand in front of 25 backpacks full of notebooks, paper, pencils, pens and other school supplies. They were given to local military kids who needed assistance.
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All federal agencies will soon be using a new government-wide solution to manage GT&C agreements, orders and performance.
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Our Agency

The Defense Contract Management Agency provides contract administration services for the Department of Defense, other federal organizations and international partners, and is an essential part of the acquisition process from pre-award to sustainment.

Every business day, DCMA receives nearly 1,000 new contracts and authorizes more than $650 million in payments to contractors. Most importantly, every day the DCMA team delivers more than a million and a half items - from fighter jets to fasteners - to our warfighters.

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MISSION | We are the independent eyes and ears of DoD and its partners, enhancing warfighter lethality by ensuring timely delivery of quality products, and providing relevant acquisition insight supporting affordability and readiness.

VISION | One team, one voice delivering global acquisition insight.

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Navy Vice Adm. David H. Lewis, DMCA Director

Navy Vice Adm. David H. Lewis Director, Defense Contract Management Agency
As the Director, Vice Adm. Lewis leads a Department of Defense agency that consists of more than 11,900 civilians and military personnel who execute worldwide contract management responsibilities, covering more than 20,000 contractors and more than $223 billion in unliquidated obligations.