Rack RC – Defense Service Contracts & Operational Contract Support

Aisle R – Readiness

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This rack covers a contentious issue regarding the use of contractors on the battlefield, whether as base support or as contracted security details. The resources here provide both the official guidance and insights from a long-standing and active strategic dialogue.

Shelf RC.00 — General

This shelf provides resources associated with theory and practice of contracting for military operations. This is a stub — please contribute!

Faculty Publications:
Laws, Policies, Memos, and Regulations (sorted by regulation number):
Strategies and Reports:
Commentaries (inclusion does not represent endorsement):

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