The purpose of this ECB is to re-emphasize the importance of partnering to our Military Programs and Civil Works missions; thereby enhancing USACE – Industry communications, teamwork and conflict management in support of our stakeholders and our nation. The principles of partnering as defined in this ECB shall be applied to the fullest extent practical on projects and services rendered. Partnering concepts must be discussed as part of all post-award and/or Notice-to-Proceed (NTP) activities, meetings, and conferences. The results will be captured in the minutes of record. The processes of partnering defined by the references and resource material shall be followed and scaled to the size and complexity of work.