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AF Col. Scott Jackson Addressed JRSS Common Misperceptions at Armed Forces Symposium

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U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Jackson, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Joint Information Environment Solutions Division, addressed common misperceptions regarding DISA’s Joint Regional Security Stacks program. Jackson spoke at the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operation symposium in an effort to address questions about the power of the …

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David Lane to Serve as Director of DHA NCR Medical Directorate

Rear Adm. David Lane

Rear Adm. David Lane, former U.S. Marine Corps medical officer and director of health services, has been appointed as the director for the Defense Health Agency‘s national capital region medical directorate. NCR MD works to exercise authority, direction and control over the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Joint …

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VA Names Five New Members to Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected five new members to join its advisory committee that advises the VA secretary on programs and current issues facing women veterans. VA has also appointed Mary Westmoreland as the committee’s new chair alongside the reappointment of committee members Sara McVicker and Tia Christopher for an additional term, the government …

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Robert Work Visits Boeing Facility to Inspect Poseidon Aircraft Assembly

Robert Work

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has visited Boeing‘s final assembly facilities in Washington state that currently handle the production of both commercial and military marine patrol aircraft, DoD News reported Monday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work also inspected the development of the P8-A Poseidon, which features anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, maritime patrol, ISR and …

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USNI: Navy Zumwalt Destroyer Production Costs Up $450M for FY 2017

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The U.S. Navy estimates the cost to construct three Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers will increase by $450 million in fiscal year 2017, USNI News reported Wednesday. Sam LaGrone writes the Navy has asked for the $450 million in additional funds to complete the Zumwalt, Michael Monsoor and Lyndon B. Johnson ships. Funds would also cover research and development …

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