Elana Broitman

Report: Elana Broitman to Step Down as DoD Industrial Policy Chief

Elana Broitman Elana Broitman is due to step down as the Defense Department‘s top industrial policy chief by the end of August, Defense News reported Friday. Marcus Weisgerber cited ...
Darlene Costello

DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Testing, Evaluation in Acquisition

Darlene Costello Defense Department officials espoused this week the agency’s mission to elevate testing and evaluation as key aspects of the acquisition process, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Workforce Training Critical to Defense Acquisition Reform

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s acquisitions chief, said the Defense Department should strive to continuously improve its acquisition system, especially in light of budget ...
MG John A. Davis

Maj. Gen. John Davis: Partnerships as Driver of DoD Cybersecurity Policy

Army Maj. Gen. John A. Davis said the kind of partnerships that the government maintains is a key factor that drives the Pentagon’s cyber security policy, the American Forces Press ...
Pentagon

Michael McCord Confirmed as Pentagon Comptroller, Succeeds Robert Hale

Michael McCord, former principal deputy undersecretary of defense, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to succeed the retiring Robert Hale as Defense Department comptroller, Defense ...
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Walter E. Carter Jr. Nominated Vice Admiral/ Superintendent of Naval Academy

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has nominated Navy Rear Admiral Walter E. Carter Jr. to the position of Vice Admiral and Superintendent of the Naval ...
Robert O. Work

Dave Tillotson Elevates to Pentagon’s Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer

Robert O. Work Dave Tillotson has been promoted to assistant deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu writes Deputy ...
CapitolDome

Derek Kilmer, Tom Cole Seek NDAA Changes to Address Legality of DoD Furloughs

Reps. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) and Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) have proposed an amendment to the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act that Kilmer said should address the legaility ...
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Kenneth Callahan: Gov’t Should Reconsider UAV Mission Sets, Resource Allocation

Panelists at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event have called for the Defense Department to re-examine how it is funding work to produce and apply unmanned aircraft ...
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House Committee Starts Debate on Defense Authorization Bill

The Defense Department could get the $5.1 billion it requested for cybersecurity operations as the House Armed Services Committee kicked off debate this week on the fiscal year 2015 ...