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Gen. Mark Welsh: US Air Force Needs 60K More Airmen

Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh, outgoing U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has said the military service will need as many as 60,000 airmen to increase the branch’s capability and expand in the space, cyber and remotely piloted aircraft domains, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Brendan McGarry reports that Welsh told Defense News’ Aaron Mehta in an …

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Courtney Smith Named Naval Training Security Assistance Field Activity Chief; Don Quinn Comments

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Capt. Courtney Smith, formerly executive assistant to the commander of the Naval Education and Training Command in Florida, has been named commanding officer of the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity. Smith succeeds Capt. Douglas Heady, who retired after his three-decade military service, the U.S. Navy said Monday. …

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Pentagon: China’s 2015 Military Investments Focused on Power Projection, Maritime, Force Modernization Initiatives

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Abraham Denmark, deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, provided details of the Defense Department‘s annual report to Congress about Chinese military and security developments during a press briefing held Friday at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Friday. Terri Moon Cronk writes the 145-page document highlights China’s investments to increase …

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DoD’s Marcel Lettre Calls for Integration Among Intell Agencies, Innovation With Industry

Marcel Lettre

Defense intelligence undersecretary Marcel Lettre has called for intelligence agencies to increase their collaborations with goals that include increased agility and integration, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Lettre told agency and industry professionals at a Intelligence and National Security Alliance banquet that he also urges the next administration to standardize the Intelligence Community …

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