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Alan Lewis to Retire as Defense Spectrum Org Director

Alan Lewis, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Defense Spectrum Organization, is due to retire on Thursday after more than 38 years of federal service. DISA said Tuesday it will host a retirement ceremony for the 11-year agency veteran at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. Lewis has led the organization that supports the …

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Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Retirement

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2018 after nearly two decades in Congress, Nextgov reported Wednesday. His 18-career in the lower chamber includes time as chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and as a proponent of federal information technology reform …

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Sannadean Sims to Retire as DISA CFO

The Defense Information Systems Agency has announced that Sannadean Sims will retire as DISA’s chief financial officer, comptroller and resource management center director. DISA said Wednesday it will host a retirement ceremony for Sims on Jan. 3 at the agency’s headquarters at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. She began her government …

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Report: DISA CTO David Mihelcic to Retire Before March

David Mihelcic, chief technology officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, will retire later this month after a three-decade career in government, C4ISR and Networks reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes Mihelcic has advocated for efforts to reform the Defense Department‘s acquisition process and said he believes DoD should replace its current requirements-driven procurement system with a …

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DoD Implements Mandatory Military Retirement System Training

The Defense Department has implemented a mandatory training program on the updated military retirement system for eligible service members ahead of the system’s Jan. 1, 2018 effective date, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Anthony Kurta, acting undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, said the Blended Retirement System is designed to …

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Trump to Appoint Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as DoD Secretary

James Mattis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the Defense Department, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Dan Lamothe writes Trump announced his plan to appoint Mattis during a post-election rally Thursday in Cincinnati. The appointment of Mattis, who retired in 2013 …

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Gen. John Paxton Retires as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

Marine Corps Gen. John Paxton Jr. has retired from his position as assistant commandant of the service branch after 42 years in military service. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Robert Neller, Marine Corps commandant, attended a ceremony Thursday at the Marine Barracks Washington to recognize Paxton’s accomplishments during his military …

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