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Waiver of Statutory Requirements - PEO Assignments


Program Executive Officer Position Requirements

Program Executive Officer (PEO)

(This is a KLP)


  • 10 years acquisition experience in an AT&L position, at least 4 years of which performed while assigned to a CAP.
  • Served as a PM or DPM.
  • "Defense Systems Management College Program Management Course": PMT 352 and PMT 401 (or predecessor course PMT 301 or PMT 302).
  • "Defense Systems Management College Executive Program Management Course": PMT 402 (within 6-9 months after assignment)
  • Tenure period: 3 years or as tailored by ASN(RDA).

DOD Policy

  • Requires that the ASN(RDA) consult in advance with the Defense Acquisition Executive.

Waiver Approval Authority:

ASN(RDA) via the DACM

Form: DD 2905

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