OUSD Acquisition & Sustainment

Defense Civilian Training Corps (DCTC)

About Us

Our Mission

Develop a highly skilled talent pipeline to fill critical skill gaps in DoD occupations related to acquisition, digital technologies, critical technologies, science, engineering, and finance. Invest in high-performing students through a prestigious scholarship program to keep pace in the great power competition.


DCTC Leaders

Cara L. Abercrombie

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition

David S. Cadman

Director of Acquisition Data and Analytics

Mark E. Krzysko

Principal Deputy Director Acquisition Data and Analytics

Dr. Dinesh Verma

Executive Director of the Acquisition Innovation Research Center (AIRC)