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Maj. Gen. John Charlton to Lead Army Test and Evaluation Command

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Maj. Gen. John Charlton, formerly vice director for joint force development at the Joint Staff, has been appointed commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Test and Evaluation Command. Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley announced Charlton’s appointment in a Defense Department release published Friday. Charlton will lead the command that conduct experiments, developmental tests, independent operational …

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Eric Fanning Plans to Discuss Army Modernization Efforts With Donald Trump’s Transition Team

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U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning has said at the Defense One Summit in Washington, D.C. that he wants to discuss the Army’s modernization efforts with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The Army said Friday Fanning’s priorities include “further defining what the Army of the future needs to win” as well as efforts …

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Army to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Cyber HQ

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The U.S. Army plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 29 for a new cyber headquarters at Fort Gordon, Georgia that will consolidate the service branch’s cyber, capability development, education and training operations. Army Secretary Eric Fanning and Army Cyber Command lead Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone will attend the ceremony that will kick …

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GAO: DoD Ulitility Disruptions Cost More Than $29M From 2009 to 2015

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The Government Accountability Office has found that Defense Department-owned utility systems experienced 4,393 instances of disruptions due to equipment failure from fiscal years 2009 through 2015. DoD installation officials claimed the utility disruptions led to more than $29 million in financial impacts as well as operational consequences such as a week-long shutdown of operations …

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Army, HackerOne to Launch Bug Bounty Challenge

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The U.S. Army has partnered with HackerOne to create a bug bounty challenge that will engage eligible hackers in efforts to uncover security vulnerabilities in the military branch’s systems. HackerOne said Saturday Hack the Army is the first of a series of challenges that the Defense Department plans to launch following the Hack the Pentagon bug …

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Army to Develop Airborne Bomb Squad to Address Global Contingencies; Aaron Golson Comments

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The U.S. Army is working to establish an airborne bomb squad with the capacity to respond to global contingencies as fast as the 82nd Airborne Division and the Global Response Force, Army Times reported Wednesday. Meghann Myers writes the 767th Ordnance Company, 192nd Ordnance Battalion have completed the Army’s first conventional …

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Donald Trump Elected President

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Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the 2016 U.S. presidential election over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in one of the country’s largest-ever political upsets, Reuters reported Wednesday. Trump gathered enough of the 270 state-by-state electoral votes required and won in several key battleground states, Steve Holland and John Whitesides wrote. Bloomberg …

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