What is Military Procurement?

Military procurement is the management of a nation's investments in technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its National Security Strategy and support its Armed Forces. The goal is to rapidly acquire quality products that fulfill user needs with improvements to mission capability at an equitable price.  The US Defense Acquisition University (DAU) defines procurement as the act of buying goods and services for the government. DAU defines acquisition as the conceptualization ... More

Julie Golob set for appearances at SHOT Show

NEW YORK, New York - Multi-time world champion, pro shooter and Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob will make numerous booth appearances along with six book signings for her book Shoot: Your Guide to Shooting and Competition at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Show attendees will have a rare opportunity to meet the author and obtain a signed copy of her book (while supplies last) at Rumpf Outdoor Titles, Safariland and Smith & Wesson. Book signing times and booth information are as follows: · ... More

Soldier's home robbed, military gear, medals stolen

By Corey Rangel AVONDALE, Ariz. - Back for just three days from serving in Afghanistan, a soldier from Avondale returned home on Monday to find his home broken into. “You think you're coming home to kind of unwind and start to relax and I don't know how to exactly say it – it just kinda sucks,” said the soldier. Because he's involved in special operations with the Army, he did not want to be identified. He said he’s not too worried about his missing TV, laptop, or ... More