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Gen. Martin Dempsey: ‘Whole-of-Gov’t’ Approach Could Help Address National Issues

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said the adoption of what he called the “whole-of-government” concept could help address national issues, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes the approach aims to confront national issues through military power, economic, law enforcement and diplomatic means. Dempsey …

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Panel Puts Forth Military Retirement Reform Proposals

A panel tasked to examine the military’s retirement benefits system has sent a proposal to Capitol Hill that would put troops placed at boot camp in the Thrift Savings Plan, an investment account for federal employees similar to a 401(k), Military Times reported Thursday. Andrew Tilghman writes the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission also …

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Report: DISA’s Mark Orndorff to Retire by End of January

Mark Orndorff, a risk management executive at the Defense Information Systems Agency, will retire at the end of the month after 36 years of public service, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller reports that Orndorff was previously the chief mission assurance executive at DISA before its reorganization and oversaw the implementation of the Defense Department‘s capabilities for …

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DoD Undersecretary for Personnel & Readiness Jessica Wright Resigns

Jessica Wright has resigned from her post as undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness effective March 31, 2015, to pursue retirement after 40 years of public service. The Defense Department said Thursday Wright, a retired major general in the Pennsylvania National Guard, assumed her current responsibilities in January 2013. She initially served in an …

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Report: Chris Hamm Promoted to Director of GSA’s FEDSIM Segment

Chris Hamm, operations director of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, will take the role of director next month, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark Rockwell reports that Hamm will succeed GSA veteran and four-year FEDSIM Director Steve Viar, who plans to retire. Hamm told the publication that the center will continue its work …

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DOE Cyber Vet Jim Mellander to Retire Next Month

Jim Mellander, a 14-year cybersecurity veteran of the U.S. Energy Department, will leave the agency on Nov. 1 to pursue his personal interests. He serves as senior cybersecurity engineer at DOE’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center for the past five years and is affiliated with the agency’s Lawrence Berkeley …

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Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s internal advisory board, Defense News reported Friday. Vago Muradian and Paul McLeary report that Marshall, who founded ONA in 1973, has helped shape defense strategy and policy and …

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