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Tag: West

Nov. 16, 2020

DCMA’s Commercial Item Group earns Packard Award

DCMA’s Commercial Item Group earns the Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award.

Oct. 27, 2020

DCMA completes mission supporting AEHF satellite development, deployment

As 2020 draws to a close, Defense Contract Management Agency’s Lockheed Martin Sunnyvale contract management office marks the completion of more than 20 years supporting the advanced extreme high frequency satellite program. AEHF-6, the final satellite of the AEHF program, will begin its expected 14-year service life this November.

Sept. 29, 2020

DCMA sheds costs with trip to gym

The Defense Contract Management Agency marked its latest cost cutting success with DCMA Seattle’s office-relocation from Bellevue, Washington, to Naval Support Complex – Smokey Point in Marysville, Washington, Aug. 10.

Sept. 23, 2020

DCMA LA takes lead on NSSL affordability

When SpaceX successfully completed its most recent Department of Defense National Security Space Launch mission, it not only placed the third GPS III satellite into orbit, it also helped the Defense Contract Management Agency and Space Force get closer to proving a money-saving concept.

July 13, 2020

DCMA welcomes new Western Region commander

DCMA’s Western Region welcomed Air Force Col. Lance French during a July 9 ceremony.

July 8, 2020

Heroes, tragedies sharpen Air Force officer

DCMA's Palmdale office held its first virtual promotion ceremony to mark a career milestone for an agency, and Air Force, rising star June 1. More than 30 family, friends and colleagues attended the promotion of Air Force Capt. Jared Hines, an administrative contracting officer with DCMA Palmdale, to celebrate the success of a man whose future is as bright as ever.

June 10, 2020

Outside 80: Troop Mom, triplets practice healthCARE

When she isn’t handling business system determinations for the DCMA, Rachel Sindelir is an avid photographer, school volunteer, mom-of-five children (including triplets), and as of last August, Girl Scout leader of Troop 2320.

June 2, 2020

DCMA Boeing Seattle celebrates 100 P-8A deliveries

Navy pilots assigned to the Defense Contract Management Agency’s Boeing Seattle office delivered the 100th P-8A Poseidon, the Navy’s maritime patrol aircraft, to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., May 14.

May 11, 2020

Social Committee Goes Virtual

The message to the industrial base from Defense Contract Management Agency Director, Navy Vice Adm. David Lewis remain­s the same, “If you’re open, we’re open.” As a result, all over the world and in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, DCMA continues to support the warfighter. As the nation fights to turn the tide against COVID-19, and while the agency’s field work continues, DCMA employees at home are finding creative ways to connect with each other on a human level by keeping social committees alive. At DCMA Raytheon Los Angeles, one such committee is getting it done by creating fun events, and hosting them in various online spaces.

Feb. 14, 2020

DCMA Phoenix personnel receive first-class welcome

Defense Contract Management Agency Phoenix and business partner personnel received a backstage tour of Luke Air Force Base last month by the 56th Fighter Wing’s Public Affairs office.