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Christopher Krebs Nominated to Lead DHS’ Natl Protection & Programs Directorate

Christopher Krebs, acting undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Protection and Programs Directorate, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to lead NPPD on a full-time basis. He concurrently serves as assistant secretary in the Office of Infrastructure Protection and leads NPPD’s efforts to prevent complex mass attacks, secure …

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Navy Assigns Rear Adm. Brian Corey as Unmanned Aviation, Strike Weapons PEO

The U.S. Navy has assigned Rear Adm. Brian Corey, commander of the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division, to serve as program executive officer for the service branch’s unmanned aviation and strike weapons. This assignment entails Corey to perform his new duties in Patuxent River, Maryland, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Corey has served as assistant …

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Navy Establishes Council to Oversee Readiness Reform Efforts Following DDG-62 Collision

The U.S. Navy has assembled a council tasked to oversee the implementation of reform efforts stemming from recommendations under submitted reports on past collision incidents. Navy Undersecretary Thomas Modly and Adm. William Moran, vice chief of naval operations, serve as co-chairs to the Readiness Reform and Oversight Council that was found Jan. …

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Patrick Shanahan: DoD Uses National Defense Strategy as Framework for FY 2019 Budget Request

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said the National Defense Strategy was instrumental in the development of the Pentagon’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. “Tomorrow morning about nine o’clock eastern standard time, I’ll be sitting with the chairman and the secretary, signing off the implementation guidance …

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