contingency contracting

contingency contracting

Contracting performed in support of a peacetime contingency in an overseas location pursuant to the policies and procedures of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory System. See also contingency.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The company is organised and managed across six cohesive markets; Facilities Management, Base Operations and Support Services, Mission Support, Expeditionary Logistics, Subsistence and Commodity Supply Chain, and Contingency Contracting.
Coetzee's experience in the joint environment, serving as Deputy J4/Chief Contingency Contracting Officer for Combined Joint Task Force--Horn of Africa, has given her a unique perspective of the skillset the Navy Supply Corps brings to the logistics community.
Since the fiscal triad components of the 101st G-8, the 922nd CBN, and C/101st FMSU were all stationed at Fort Campbell, they synchronized their OUA financial management (FM) and contingency contracting predeployment planning.
Currently, the Naval Postgraduate School and the Defense Acquisition University offer CON 234-Contingency Contracting and CON 334-Advanced Contingency Contracting courses to standardize education in the contingency contracting business field.
Contingency contracting is a potent force available to commanders in Afghanistan.
In addition, the department has issued a variety of contractor-related guidance, including the Joint Contingency Contracting Handbook and a Joint Publication that establishes doctrine for operational contract support; however, other guidance, including an Expeditionary Contracting Policy and an update of the DOD Instruction on Contractors Accompanying the Force, has yet to be finalized.
Contingency contracting support has evolved from purchases under the simplified acquisition threshold to major defense procurement and interagency support of commodities, services, and construction for military operations and other emergency relief.
Joint Publication (JP) 4-10, Operational Contract Support, provides instruction for "planning, conducting and assessing operational contract support integration and contractor management functions in support of joint operations." The document specifically covers contingency contracting operations that are not part of the engineering arena.
While serving in Iraq in 2003-2004 as a contingency contracting officer, we did not wait for the one-year to 18-month process when it came to putting armor on military vehicles.
These NCOs will have the potential to become warranted Contingency Contracting Officers (CCOs) who are authorized by law to procure supplies and services and contract minor construction in support of deployed forces, which is vital to mission success.

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