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Profile: Kevin Garrison, Chief of Analytics, Office of the DoD CIO

Kevin Garrison serves the Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer as the Chief of Analytics and holds an experience history of 40 years. Garrison leads the DoD business data analytical environment where he supervises the management of information technology systems and provides insight to support cost efficiency. Prior to this Garrison …

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Report: Pentagon Wants to Redirect $416M in Funds Toward Missile Defense Programs

The Defense Department has asked Congress to approve a proposal to transfer $416 million from multiple fiscal year 2017 defense accounts to missile defense programs, Defense News reported Tuesday. Majority of the requested funds would be taken from unobligated FY 2017 U.S. Army and Army Reserve operations and maintenance accounts, according …

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CCoE Seeks Federal, Industry Input on Cloud Acquisition Guidance Documents

The Cloud Center of Excellence seeks federal and industry input on four working documents about cloud acquisition, funding challenges and security matters, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. CCoE’s working documents include a cloud dictionary which covers terms from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Federal Risk and Authorization …

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GAO: Navy, Marine Corps Should Adopt Amphibious Operations Training Strategy

The Government Accountability Office has called on the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to formulate a strategy for both service branches to prioritize amphibious operations training resources and interpret common outcomes for naval integration efforts. GAO said in a report published Tuesday it also recommended that Marine Corps produce guidance materials for the development …

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Air Force Sends Bomber, Fighter Aircraft Over Demilitarized Zone Near North Korea

The U.S. Air Force has sent B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts over a demilitarized zone east of North Korea for a mission to demonstrate U.S. military capability. Dana White, chief spokesperson of the Defense Department, said in a statement released Saturday the mission is a response to North Korea’s recent activities and …

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Senate Approves $700B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2018

The Senate on Monday approved through an 89-8 vote a bill that would authorize $700 billion in defense spending for fiscal year 2018, Defense News reported Monday. The FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act would allocate $640 billion for the Defense Department’s base budget and $60 billion in war funds. The …

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