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DPC Operations


The DPC Operations (OPS) Directorate provides management oversight of the operational needs and responsibilities of the DPC organization and Director's requirements. Specifically, this includes: acquisition exchange program, budget planning and execution, travel, DPC internet/intranet website, equipment, facilities, human resources, legislative issues, outreach and communications, purchase card, supplies, task oversight, training, strategic planning, and workforce management for the contracting community.



Acquisition Career Opportunities

Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) encourages civil servants and military professionals to pursue acquisition career paths in support of Federal and Defense Agencies. We offer opportunities for continuing education and career development in acquisition including training through the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), professional conferences and travel both domestic and abroad.


Acquisition Exchange Program

The Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) Acquisition Exchange Program (AEP) provides a unique career developmental experience for high-caliber individuals in acquisition and acquisition-related career fields.


Acquisition and Contracting Legends Award

The Acquisition and Contracting Legends Award is a yearly award that honors the memory of contracting leaders and encourages and promotes the leadership qualities they exemplify. The award will recognize leaders at all levels within the DoD acquisition and contracting community who have trained, mentored, and demonstrated passion for the profession.


Legislative Impact Items

To prepare a legislative proposal or testimony for Congress, please follow the guidance and instructions from these references.


Policy Vault

The Policy Vault is a central repository of documents that are available for dissemination to the public. Unclassified, non-confidential memoranda, guidance, regulations, and other DPC-related policy documents can be found here.


The Richard 'Dick' Ginman Contingency Contracting Officer Excellence Award

This Award is a yearly award in honor of Mr. Ginman for his superlative service to the nation, and his unparalleled support of the Contingency Contracting Community. The Award will recognize the outstanding contribution of a Contingency Contracting Officer who meets the criteria.

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