Home / Tag Archives: Eric Fanning

Tag Archives: Eric Fanning

Eric Fanning: Trump’s Plan to Add Army Troops Could Cost $12B

Army Secretary Eric Fanning estimates it would cost $12 billion to implement President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to increase the number of the service branch’s active-duty officers from 465,000 to 540,000, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Anthony Capaccio writes Fanning’s estimation is based on a formula that assumes that every additional 10,000 troops would require $1.6 billion …

Read More »

Army to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Cyber HQ

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 …

Read More »

Pentagon Begins Transition Process Following Donald Trump’s Win

The Defense Department has kicked off the transition process with the incoming administration a day after Donald Trump won the elections, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane writes transition teams who work for president-elect Donald Trump have started to develop plans to assume operations at various federal departments 68 days before …

Read More »

Katrina McFarland Retires as Army Acquisition Chief

Katrina McFarland has retired from her position as assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology at the U.S. Army after a nearly 30-year public sector career, the Army said Tuesday. McFarland oversaw research, development, procurement, life cycle management and sustainment of Army weapons systems over the past nine months. “Katrina has done a …

Read More »