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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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NAVIFOR’s Kelly Aeschbach Nominated for Rear Admiral Rank Promotion

Kelly Aeschbach

President Barack Obama has recommended that Kelly Aeschbach, chief of staff for the Naval Information Forces, be promoted from the rank of captain to rear admiral (lower half) in the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Pentagon renamed Navy Information Dominance Forces as Naval Information Forces earlier this year in a move to reflect the adoption of …

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Gen. John Hyten: US Should Modernize Nuclear Triad Components Amid Global Threats

John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, commander of the Air Force Space Command, has described some of the biggest threats to the U.S. and called for the modernization of the country’s nuclear triad amid rising global security challenges, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes Hyten said Tuesday at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to lead the …

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Vice Adm. Thomas Moore Inspects DARPA-Built Fabrication Facility at SERMC

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U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, Naval Sea Systems commander, has visited a fabrication laboratory that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency provided to Mayport, Florida-based Southeast Regional Maintenance Center. The Navy said Thursday DARPA established Fab Lab in August as part of efforts to expand parts availability and address logistics supply chain costs and …

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USS Harry Truman to Undertake Planned Incremental Availability for Maintenance, Modernization Work

USS Harry S Truman

The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier is set to undertake a 10-month planned incremental availability for maintenance and modernization work at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard starting Sept. 27. The availability will require close to 499,773 man-days with 51 percent of the work shouldered by contractors, alteration installation teams and the ship’s force, including the NNSY …

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