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Leon Panetta to Receive INSA Intell, Security Leadership Award

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Leon Panetta, a former defense secretary and CIA director, to receive the organization’s William Oliver Baker Award for his nearly five-decade career in public service. Panetta will receive the award June 6 at the 30th annual William Oliver Baker Award ceremony in Washington, …

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Senate Confirms Chuck Hagel For Defense Secretary

The Senate voted 58-41 Tuesday to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary and will be sworn into office Wednesday, Reuters reports. Patricia Zengerle writes that four Republicans supported Hagel’s nomination along with all Democrats and independents in the Senate. Hagel will assume office as the Pentagon is preparing …

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Leon Panetta: US Budget Impasses Affecting Worldwide Image

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta used what he said was his final press conference at the Pentagon to show his frustration over the continued budget impasse in Congress, McClatchy Newspapers reports. U.S. allies are watching Congress to see how it faces the country’s fiscal and other challenges, he said. Matthew Schofield …

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Leon Panetta Discusses the 2014 Defense Budget Request

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the press at the Pentagon about what the 2014 budget proposal would look like and how the threat of a sequester and budget uncertainty will affect it. According to a DoD …

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Pentagon, VA Keeping Own EHR Systems, Emphasizing Interoperability

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are taking a new approach towards integrating their electronic health records systems, Nextgov reports. Katherine McIntire Peters writes the departments will acquire technologies aimed at making their systems more interoperable instead of building a brand new system as previously planned. Defense Secretary Leon …

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