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Procurement, Acquisition, And Logistics

Procurement, acquisition, and logistics

General

▶Agencies

Air Force Dept. (Defense Dept.), Air Force Acquisition (SAF/AQ), 1060 Air Force Pentagon, #4E962, 20330-1060; (703) 695-0640. Fax, (703) 693-6400. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary. Public inquiries, (703) 697-3039.

Web, www3.safaq.hq.af.mil

Air Force office that directs and reviews Air Force procurement policies and programs.

Air Force Dept. (Defense Dept.), Air Force Acquisition (SAF/AQ), Program Executive Office for Combat and Mission Support (PEO-CM), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, 112 Luke Ave. S.W., #330, 20032; (202) 404-3207. Fax, (202) 404-6351. Nancy K. Andrew, Executive Officer.

General email, afpeocm-shared@pentagon.af.mil

Web, www3.safaq.hq.af.mil/Organizations/AFPEO-CM

Regulates the acquisition and delivery of the Air Force’s operational and mission support services.

Air Force Dept. (Defense Dept.), Air Force Acquisition, Contracting (SAF/AQC), 1060 Air Force Pentagon, 20330-1060; (571) 256-2397. Fax, (571) 256-2431. Maj. Gen. Cameron G. Holt, Deputy ...

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