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Please forgive for my question not having to do with military law. I am trying to find out who is the Army Procurement Officer or Buyer. Phelps Composite Towers provides 110' & 150' Aerial Platform Firetrucks. I am hoping you might know the answer. Thank you for your help.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you overseas or stateside?

Stateside

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

I am not sure who I would talk to in the chain of command

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No, just my request

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Thank you for the information and your question. There are literally thousands of procurement officers in the Army. However, if you want to do business with a DOD entity, the process is not as direct as contacting one of those officers. It can be quite onerous and there are courses and guidebooks for those who want to do business with DOD, including the Army. A good place to start is by reading the guidance at the following link, which provides some links itself for using and understanding the procurement process. This is the link: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/cpic/cp/docs/Doing_Business_with_DoD_(16Nov16).pdf

The head of the Small Business Program at the Army Materiel Command, which oversees many subordinate Commands, including contracting though can be contacted via the contact information at the following link. That link also contains information about each geographic Army Small Business Office, that should be useful to you. This is the link: http://www.directionsmag.com/images/GEO_Huntsville/GEOINTWorkshop/AMC-Small.pdf

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