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Profile: Dr. David Honey, ODNI Science and Technology Director

Dr. David Honey serves as director of science and technology at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where he works to identify strategies for the integration of scientific ...
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Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as the country’s next defense secretary in the same week that Congress received an authorization request from ...
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Senate Armed Services Panel Moves Ashton Carter Nomination Forward

Ashton Carter The Senate Armed Services Committee voted Tuesday to approve the nomination of Ashton Carter for the defense secretary post, SASC Republicans said on Twitter Tuesday ...
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Panel Puts Forth Military Retirement Reform Proposals

A panel tasked to examine the military’s retirement benefits system has sent a proposal to Capitol Hill that would put troops placed at boot camp in the Thrift Savings Plan, ...
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Marilyn Tavenner to Depart CMS in February

Marilyn Tavenner Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will leave the agency in February and be succeeded in the interim by Principal Deputy Administrator ...
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Dan Tangherlini to Leave GSA in February, Denise Turner Roth Named Acting Chief

Dan Tangherlini Dan Tangherlini, head of the General Services Administration for nearly three years, has informed employees in a letter posted to GSA’s website Thursday that he ...
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White House Updates Govt-Industry Cyber Info Sharing Proposal

The White House has updated its proposal for legislation to promote the sharing of information on cybersecurity threats between government and industry in an effort to increase collaborations ...
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FBI: North Korea Behind Sony Hack

The FBI has determined the North Korean government was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the bureau said in a statement Friday. In that statement, the ...
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Ashton Carter Officially Unveiled as Defense Secretary Nominee

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter pledged Friday to be “candid” in the strategic and military advice to President Barack Obama if he is confirmed by ...
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NASA Launches Orion on 1st Test Flight

An unmanned version of NASA‘s Orion spacecraft launched after 7 a.m. Eastern time Friday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to carry out a test flight to determine ...