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Monday, March 16, 2015
JIEDDO to Go Away
It appears that the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) is going away. The field agency of about 430 government civilians, 1,900 contractors, and numerous military personnel will have a name change, downsize its personnel significantly, and come under the authority of the undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition as a combat support agency. Read more in "Pentagon Dismantles JIEDDO Counter-IED Agency", by Richard Sisk in Military.com, March 14, 2015.