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Stratcom Begins 2017 Professional Devt Program for Civilian Employees

Ten U.S. Strategic Command civilian employees will take part in a 13-week graduate-level leadership training program meant to help develop their skills in support of the agency’s organizational transformation and mission awareness expansion initiatives. USSTRATCOM said Jan. 27 a group of national security and defense experts will train Strategic Leadership Fellow …

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Profile: John Brennan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Resources in Bureau of Consular Affairs

John Brennan has served as deputy assistant secretary for resources at the State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs since November 2015. In that capacity, he manages the bureau’s budget, strategic planning, human resources and information technology functions. The 32-year State Department veteran previously held the roles of senior adviser for the Electronic Visa …

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Navy Rolls Out Enterprise-Wide Healthcare Resource App

The U.S. Navy‘s medical organization has released a mobile application designed to offer  sailors, marines and their families information about the locations of military treatment facilities and available healthcare services. The app is designed to also help users access Defense Department hotlines, the RelayHealth patient-doctor communications service and links to Navy Medicine’s social media and health resources, …

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Navy Removes ‘Enterprise’ Aircraft Carrier From Active Service

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the Huntington Ingalls Industries-built USS Enterprise nuclear-powered aircraft carrier after nearly 55 years in active service. The military service said Friday it held a ceremony at the ship’s hangar bay to mark the end of service branch’s utilization of the Big E. Enterprise was the eight naval ship …

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Profile: Gregory Christ, ISR Operations Director at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

Gregory Christ serves as the director for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. In this capacity, he supports the Defense Department to develop ISR operations and special projects intelligence policies and guidance for USD(I)’s defense intelligence, counter-intelligence, counter-terrorism and security initiatives. He …

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Findyr Founder Anthony Vinci Named NGA Director of Plans and Programs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has appointed Anthony Vinci, founder of crowdsourced data collection firm Findyr, to succeed Misty Tullar as director of plans and programs at NGA. Vinci will assume his new role Jan. 30 and oversee the development of new concepts and collaborations across the agency, NGA said Wednesady. “Anthony brings a unique …

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Marine Corps Invests in New Version of Water Purification System

The U.S. Marine Corps has moved to update the military branch’s current individual water purification system in an effort to protect Marines from waterborne bacteria and viral diseases. The Individual Water Purification System Block II will employ an internal cartridge designed to provide safe drinking water to Marines, as well as negate the need for …

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Army Demonstrates New Quadcopter Aerial Resupply Vehicle Prototype

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has demonstrated the flight capacities of a new “Hoverbike” electric quadcopter aerial resupply vehicle prototype designed to deliver supplies to warfighters in the battlefield. The military service said Tuesday the Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle was shown to William Roper, director of the strategic capabilities office at the Office of the …

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Commerce Dept Seeks Trade Enforcement & Compliance Advisers

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has announced plans to form a new council to advise her on matters related to trade enforcement and agreement compliance. The Advisory Council on Trade Enforcement and Compliance will also support efforts to increase the competitiveness of U.S. businesses and workers, the Commerce Department said Monday. The department published a notice Tuesday …

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