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The agency currently manages approximately 350,000 contracts with an overall total value of $5.2 trillion. The agency also currently authorizes $678.4 million in contractor payments per business day.
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In 2006, Col. John Lyle retired from the Air Force. He had reached a professional crossroads. Behind him lay years of honorable military service. After examining the options ahead, he took the first steps in pursuit of a civil service career.
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Wendi Duffy and Cal-Abram Johnson recently graduated from the Office of the Secretary of Defense Sustainment Fellows Program.
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The event covered command-specific and general agency issues, and united teams that often work across great distances.
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DCMA West employees graduated from the 2019 Federal Executive Board Leadership Associates Program, May 22.
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Six agency employees, including DCMA Atlanta's Silkia Babilonia, graduated from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program in June.
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Kelly Fender is a quality assurance specialist with DCMA Atlanta based in Greenville, S.C. She previously served in the Marine Corps.
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Twenty-four employees from across the agency attended the quality assurance women’s symposium July 17-18 at an offsite near Fort Lee, Va. During the event, the employees met with senior leaders, including Michael Shields, DCMA’s executive director of Quality Assurance.
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Navy Vice Adm. David Lewis welcomed Army Col. Paul Mazure and thanked Army Col. Jeffery Phillips during the Central Regional Command’s change of command ceremony in Arlington Heights, Ill., July 19.
Woman stands with clipboard in hands, hearing protection over ears and sunglasses over eyes. Text says "August 19, 2019 contracts announced."
Deputy director stands in his office.
Group of five people standing in front of flags.
A woman speaks into a microphone from behind a stand.
A group of people stand in front of a room. Four women are holding awards.
Male and female Department of Defense employees stand in front of various flags
Female employee stands beside the DCMA logo
Group shot of employees standing outside
Three commanders standing at attention in front of U.S. and service flags.

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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.