AUSA - Association of the United States Army

07/21/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/21/2021 10:49

No Nominee Yet for Army Acquisition Chief

The Biden administration has not yet nominated someone to serve as the Army acquisition chief, despite a July 20 announcement.

An error in a press release said Andrew Hunter, an acquisition policy and industrial base expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, had been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Army assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology. He wasn't.

Hunter is being nominated to serve as an assistant secretary of the Air Force. according to a correction.

Whoever is nominated and confirmed to serve as assistant Army secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology will fill a job held during the Trump administration by Bruce Jette, another acquisition expert.

Douglas Bush is currently filling the job in an acting capacity.