Continued Actions Needed by DOD to Improve and Institutionalize Contractor Support in Contingency Operations

March 2010
GAO Reports;3/17/2010, p1
Government Documents
The article presents the detailed statement of the U.S. Defense Capabilities and Management Director William M. Solis, regarding issues of contractor support in the U.S. The statement focuses on the actions needed by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) in institutionalizing and improving the country's contractor support in contingency operations. It also notes the challenges faced by the DOD in providing management of contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq.


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