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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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Former Northcom, NORAD Leader Bill Gortney Retires From Navy

Adm. Bill Gortney, former commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, has officially retired from his 39-year military service. The U.S. Navy said Tuesday a ceremony was held aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington for Gortney, who recorded more than 5,300 flight hours and completed 1,265 carrier-arrested …

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Defense Dept Launches Training Module for New Retirement System; Luther Thomas Comments

The Defense Department has made its leader training module available online and on DVD at deployed and shipboard facilities to help educate personnel on the Pentagon’s new retirement system, DoD News reported Wednesday. Karen Parrish writes the Blended Retirement System contains four modules such as the leader training conducted on Wednesday, installation …

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