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Cybercom’s Mission Force Teams Reach Initial Operating Capability

Cyber Command

The U.S. Cyber Command‘s 133 cyber force teams have reached initial operating capability status that authorizes each team to execute their respective fundamental missions. Cybercom said Monday the groups align with the three primary missions of the Defense Department‘s Cyber Strategy to defend DoD networks and secure data, support joint military commander objectives and as protect the U.S. infrastructure. …

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Navy to Work on Updates for Sailor Pay, Personnel Support System

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has identified new actions in an effort to update its pay and personnel services for sailors. The military branch said Friday it plans to perform organizational shifts, reform the sailor and command self-service system, update training for pay and personnel professionals, as well as assign additional military staff to Personnel Support Detachments across the …

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Adm. Kurt Tidd: Latin America Threat Networks Can Affect National Security, Regional Stability

Vice Adm. Kurt Tidd

Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, chief of the U.S. Southern Command, has said that transregional and transnational threat networks across Latin America pose a challenge to U.S. national security and affect stability in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Tidd told a maritime security forum hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies …

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USS Zumwalt Destroyer Sails to Baltimore Ahead of Commissioning Ceremony


The USS Zumwalt guided missile destroyer has sailed from Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia in preparation for a commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, USNI News reported Friday. The ship left earlier than scheduled in an effort to avoid Hurricane Matthew after it received repairs at the naval station, Sam LaGrone writes. Chief of Naval Operations …

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Navy Creates Mobile Combat Simulation Tech for Civilian Use


The U.S. Navy has developed a mobile combat simulation platform that will allow civilian users to experience a Navy SEAL water extraction mission in a virtual environment. The service branch said Friday it will showcase the technology this month during the Sacramento Navy Week and San Francisco Fleet Week events in California as well as at University of Texas campuses …

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Report: DOT CTO Maria Roat to Join SBA as CIO

Maria Roat

Maria Roat, Transportation Department chief technology officer, will join the Small Business Administration as chief information officer on Oct. 3, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Roat led DoT’s adoption of cloud computing, data management and enterprise technology approaches to support the department’s operations and service delivery. She is also a former director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. …

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