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Brig. Gen. Jennifer Buckner Named Army Cyber Director

Brig. Gen. Jennifer Buckner, formerly deputy commander of Joint Task Force-ARES under the U.S. Cyber Command, has been assigned to serve as director of cyber within the U.S. Army‘s G-3/5/7 office in Washington, D.C. Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff at the Army, announced Buckner’s new assignment in a press release published …

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DoD Unveils Nuclear Posture Review; Patrick Shanahan Comments

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has said the Nuclear Posture Review is a “tailored nuclear deterrent strategy” that seeks to respond to current security needs and aims to reflect the country’s commitment to arms control and nonproliferation, DoD News reported Friday. The NPR says the U.S. would only consider the deployment …

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton Starts DISA, JFHQ-DODIN Leadership Roles

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Nancy Norton has assumed her new roles as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network. She succeeds U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, who retired from military after a 38-year career, DISA said Thursday. Norton, a 2018 Wash100 …

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DoD Splits Acquisition, Tech & Logistics Office Into 2 Orgs

The Defense Department on Thursday officially split the acquisition, technology and logistics office into two new units – defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and undersecretary for research and engineering – as part of reorganization, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a Wednesday memo the …

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Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier Named Director of Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability

Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier, director of operational capability requirements for the U.S. Air Force deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, has been appointed as director of warfighting integration capability within the same office, the Defense Department said Thursday. In his current role, Crosier develops policy for operational capabilities-based …

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Report: Coast Guard Eyes Adoption of DoD-VA EHR System

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering a migration to the joint electronic health records system of the Defense Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Rear Adm. Michael Haycock, chief acquisition officer at the Coast Guard, told lawmakers at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that the MHS …

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Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt Named Air Force C3I & Networks PEO

Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt, program executive officer for fighters and bombers at the U.S. Air Force, has been assigned to a new role as the service branch’s PEO for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, the Defense Department announced Monday. Schmidt has led efforts to develop, field, modernize, produce and sustain …

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