Army Secretary Suspends Insourcing Plans

Law360, New York (February 4, 2011, 5:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army secretary has frozen certain insourcing plans at the agency as part of a directive that also sets up his office to directly approve all proposals for replacing contractors with government personnel.

“In an era of significantly constrained resources, the Army must approach the insourcing of functions currently performed by contract in a well-reasoned, analytically based and systemic manner, consistent with law and prevailing presidential and Department of Defense guidance,” Secretary John M. McHugh said in a memorandum Tuesday.

The memo was released Thursday...
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