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Defense Contract Management Agency’s Lockheed Martin Sunnyvale, California, contract management office marked the completion of over 20 years supporting the Advanced Extreme High Frequency Satellite program. AEHF-6, the final satellite of the AEHF program, began its expected 14-year service life in November 2020.
A portrait photo of a woman with the "MyDCMA" logo next to her. Below the logo is the text, "DCMA is important... because we support the warfighters, which is critical when equipment is being manufactured, tested and purchased,” said Toniette Wood.
Toniette Wood is a financial specialist at DCMA Baltimore. She has been working at DCMA for just over one year.
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When COVID-19 struck, the defense industrial base was declared a critical infrastructure workforce. The production of items essential to national defense would continue, as would DCMA’s support role. With the pandemic altering America’s factory floors, the first question asked was how?
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The Director’s Challenge is seeking innovative ways to tailor DCMA’s work and maximize efficiency in meeting warfighter needs.
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Christopher Kirk is a quality assurance specialist at DCMA New Orleans. He has been a part of the DCMA team for 12 years.
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Richard Stohr, a contract price and cost analyst on the DCMA Europe Pricing Team in Wiesbaden, Germany, and his team provide support to the F-35 Lightning II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache, Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, and the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, among other programs.
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Air Force Capt. Jared Hines and his team of ‘Mountain Movers’ who helped organize the Headquarters of the Air Force’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Washington, D.C., receive recognition from event attendees Hines works at DCMA Palmdale as an administrative contracting officer.
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DCMA will transition to LMS on Feb. 26, improving how the agency identifies, schedules, monitors and tracks employee training and certification.
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On June 10, 2021, DCMA Boeing Seattle will celebrate 100 years of continuous service to the warfighter. It is the government’s oldest continuously serving plant representative office, or contract management office.
A picture of earth from space. It is centered on North America.
A portrait photo of a woman with the "MyDCMA" logo next to her. Below the logo is the text, "DCMA is important... because we support the warfighters, which is critical when equipment is being manufactured, tested and purchased,” said Toniette Wood.
A photo illustration of a COVID-19 virus.
Graphic with article title "Challenge accepted."
Smiling man wears a gray suit with a blue bowtie
Smiling man wears glasses and a blue shirt
Air Force officer speaks with event crowd.
A computer screen shows books, one labeled Learning Management System
Graphic showing DoD warfighter support workers from now and World War 2.

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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.

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Army Lt. Gen. David G. Bassett, DMCA Director

Army Lt. Gen. David G. Bassett Director, Defense Contract Management Agency
As director, Lt. Gen. Bassett leads a Department of Defense agency consisting of more than 12,000 civilians and military personnel who manage more than 300,000 contracts performed at 15,000 locations worldwide, with a total value in excess of $7 trillion.

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