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Trump Nominates Synovision’s Bruce Jette as Army Acquisition Chief

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Synovision Solutions President and CEO Bruce Jette to be assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, technology and logistics. The White House released Thursday the president’s announcement of candidates for possible positions in the administration, including Jette. Jette most recently led Synovision, which has …

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Profile: Mitchell Komaroff, DoD Trusted Mission Systems and Networks Director

Mitchell Komaroff serves as the director of the Defense Department‘s Trusted Mission Systems and Networks for the DoD Chief Information Officer. He oversees the development and implementation of a strategy that works to minimize national security risks posed by increasing globalization in the information and communications technology sector. As TMSN director, Komaroff also leads transactional risk management …

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DoD, Council of Governors Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Initiatives, Apache Plans

The Defense Department and the Council of Governors discussed sequestration, fiscal initiatives and military consolidation plans at a conference call of representatives this week. Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Tuesday that both parties agreed on the negative effects automatic spending cuts will have to agency and state interests, …

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Obama Administration Seeks Additional $5.6B to Fund War on Islamic State Group

The White House has asked Congress for an additional $5.6 billion to support military operations against the Islamic State organization, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McCleary writes the extra funding proposal for the Defense Department‘s overseas contingency operations account includes a $1.6 billion budget to train and equip Iraqi soldiers. …

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