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DCMA's Combat Support Center held its first pre-deployment orientation for the agency’s deploying personnel at Fort Lee, Virginia earlier this year. Approximately 30 employees attended the three-day event.
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DCMA is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and helping to end the scourge of sexual violence in our homes and communities.
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LeShan Jackson, a DCMA contracts specialist, joined other Department of Defense acquisition professionals March 9, for training at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, to learn more about the Adaptive Acquisition Framework.
Streamlining the Commercial Acquisition Lifecycle (VIDEO)
Dan Hawley, Director of the Commercial Item Group and Ryan Connell, Director of the North East Pricing Group within DCMA (Defense Contract Management Agency) share their various innovations in generating faster Commercial Items Determinations.
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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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DCMA Insight Magazine 2020 now available
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Streamlining the Commercial Acquisition Lifecycle (VIDEO)
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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.