Letter: Demise of Coast Guard acquisition authority exaggerated

Regarding "DHS withdraws Coast Guard's acquisition authority"

"Reports of the demise of Coast Guard major acquisition authority are greatly exaggerated. In fact, the Coast Guard acquisition program is healthier and better positioned now, than ever before, to build a Coast Guard for the 21st Century..." Read more from the Coast Guard's chief acquisition officer, Rear Adm. Gary Blore, here: http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/.

Another Coast Guard resource, which includes a statement from the DHS Chief Procurement Officer, is here: http://www.uscg.mil/acquisition/newsroom/updates/rescission102808.asp.

Thank you for the opportunity to provide context to this article.

Laura Williams
Coast Guard acquisition directorate

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