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NATO Defense Ministers to Discuss New Alliance Initiatives

NATO defense ministers will gather at a summit in Brussels in July to discuss new initiatives meant to increase force readiness of alliance members, DoD News reported Wednesday. One of the initiatives include establishing two joint force commands in Norfolk, Va., for transatlantic operations and Ulm, Germany, for European logistics …

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Report: Army Seeks to Achieve Readiness Goals by 2022

The U.S. Army aims to reach full readiness recovery by 2022 through equipment upgrades, investments in preferred munitions and force expansion, Military.com reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. John Murray, deputy chief of staff for Army G-8, said at the 9th Annual Defense Programs Conference hosted by McAleese and Associates, that the Army has …

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Lt. Gen. James McConville: Army Eyes Integrated Personnel and Pay System

Lt. Gen. James McConville, the U.S. Army‘s deputy chief of staff, has said the service branch plans to update its personnel management system in an effort to gain knowledge on the behaviors and skills of active-duty and reserve troops. He said in an interview published Monday that the branch seeks an integrated personnel and pay system …

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Obama to Nominate Thomas Atkin, Daniel Feehan for DoD Asst. Secretary Posts

President Barack Obama plans to nominate Thomas Atkin, a former Raytheon homeland security programs director, and Daniel Feehan, a former White House fellow in the Pentagon, for new positions within the Defense Department. Obama will nominate Atkin as assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and Feehan as assistant secretary of defense for readiness, the White House …

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