ARMY - AR 5-20
COMPETITIVE SOURCING PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||27 June 2008|
The goal of the Army's Competitive Sourcing (CS) Program is to
use competition to obtain the most cost effective commercial
services the Army needs to accomplish its mission. This regulation
provides policy for determining whether recurring commercial
activities should be operated (a) in-house using Army facilities
and personnel or (b) under contracts or agreements with either
commercial entities or other Government agencies. This regulation
implements Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76,
revision 29 May 2003 and the Department of Defense (DOD) guidance
found on the SHARE A-76! Web site (http://www.acq.osd.
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated.