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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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Letitia Long: NGA Makes Intell Data More Transparent

Letitia Long, outgoing director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, said the organization has been able to share unclassified geospatial information to support domestic and international missions, FCW reported Wednesday. “We do our best to lay out the options, lay out the possibilities, what might occur, what could occur,” Long told …

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Gen. John Hyten Assumes Top Post at Air Force Space Command

Gen. John Hyten, former vice commander of the Air Force Space Command, has assumed the post of AFSPC commander to succeed Gen. William Shelton, who will retire by the end of this month. AFSPC said Aug. 21 that Hyten will manage the space and cyberspace capabilities of the U.S. Strategic Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, among other U.S. combatant …

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Retiring DIA Director Michael Flynn Warns Against Nat’l Defense, Security ‘Shortcuts’

The U.S. should continue building its national defense and security posture as it faces threats that are increasing in both number and intensity, Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn urged officials present at his retirement ceremony. Flynn, the outgoing director of the Defense Intelligence Agency said those in the field should not take shortcuts to uphold the …

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Ted Carter Named Naval Academy Superintendent

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Mike Miller is retiring as superintendent of the Naval Academy after 40 years of continuous active duty, handing over command to Vice Adm. Ted Carter, Navy Times reported Wednesday. Meghann Myers writes that Carter, former president of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, will start at his …

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U.S. Army Europe Deputy Commander Richard Longo Retires

Maj. Gen. Richard Longo, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Europe, has retired from military service and will be replaced by Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Eric Brown reports that Longo was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal during his retirement ceremony held earlier this week in Wiesbaden, …

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