On Jan. 26, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command hosted Lt. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski, Army Acquisition Corps military deputy/director, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), for an Acquisition Roadshow presentation in the Fort Detrick auditorium.

Recent congressional legislation inspired this roadshow event, with new expectations being placed on the Army to change the way it operates when it comes to acquisitions. With an overall goal of improving the acquisition process, encouraging program flexibility and providing more responsibility to military services, this fresh legislation is intended to increase the Army’s ability to provide timely capabilities to its Soldiers, while also remaining fiscally responsible.

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