The Army can transform its acquisition system. But to do so, it needs to think big, act boldly and go fast.
Like Moses and Aaron, the Army’s Chief of Staff, General Mark Miley, and its Acting Secretary, Ryan McCarthy, have decided it is time to lead their service out of bondage from a dysfunctional acquisition system. Milley and McCarthy’s vision of the Promised Land doesn’t contain milk and honey. Instead, it is a place where the Army will be able to develop and deploy...