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Katrina-McFarland

Katrina McFarland: New DoD Document Seeks to Reform Defense IT Acquisition Mgmt

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant secretary of defense acquisition, has said a new Defense Department document is set to change the DoD’s information technology ...
James Clapper

James Clapper: Federal Agencies Must Work Toward ‘Vertical’ Integration

James Clapper James Clapper, director of national intelligence, has called on federal government and law enforcement agencies to collaborate toward what he calls vertical intelligence ...
military in training

Army Special Ops Command: Collaborative Strategy to Counter Unconventional Warfare

The U.S. Army Special Operations Command has called for a joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational program to counter the threat of unconventional warfare by U.S. adversaries, ...
Andrew Marshall

Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s ...
Pentagon

Matthew Way: Army, JIEDDO Assess Commercial Systems During Culvert IED Detection Event

Twenty companies have demonstrated technologies that are built to detect improvised explosive devices at the U.S. military’s Culvert Denial Challenge event, Defense News reported ...
Gen. Joseph Dunford

Gen. Joseph Dunford Assumes Marine Corps Commandant Role

Gen. Joseph Dunford Gen. Joseph Dunford, the former International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan, has taken a new role as the Marine Corps‘ commandant, DoD ...
Stephen Wilson

Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson: Air Force Eyes Engine Upgrade for B-52 Bombers

Stephen Wilson The U.S. Air Force wants to modernize the engines of its Boeing B-52 bombers as the service aims to improve the aircraft’s fuel efficiency in the long run, Defense ...
Gary-Wang

Gary Wang Joins U.S. Army as Deputy CIO/G6

Gary Wang, formerly director of the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance infrastructure division within the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, has joined ...
Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Broaches World Naval Coalition for Maritime Security

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert said greater cooperation among the world’s navies would help strengthen international maritime security, DoD ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno Calls for National Dialogue on U.S.’ Global Military Strategy

Gen. Ray Odierno The U.S. Army‘s top uniformed officer said rising global threats underscore the need for the U.S. to open a constructive debate over the military’s future ...