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Army Seeks Commercial Warfighting Tech Under New Public-Private Teaming Challenge

The U.S. Army seeks proposals for advanced warfighting technologies from small and non-traditional defense entities as part of an effort that aims to encourage public-private teaming in developing new offerings for the service branch. The Army said in a notice that the Army Expeditionary Technology Search or xTechSearch competition aims to boost innovations …

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Casey Wardynski Nominated Army Assistant Secretary for Manpower, Reserve Affairs

President Donald Trump has nominated Casey Wardynski, CEO of entertainment technology company FISH Technologies, as assistant secretary at the U.S. Army for manpower and reserve affairs. The White House said Monday Wardynski will succeed Debra Wada if the Senate confirms his nomination. The position entails oversight of military, civilian and contractor performance, force structure …

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DISA Launches Electronic App for Federal Background Checks; Raju Shah Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced an electronic application designed to help federal security clearance applicants submit applications for background investigations. DISA said Friday the National Background Investigation Services’ program office implemented eApp, which is meant to replace the current Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing system. Raju Shah, program manager of NBIS, said the organization …

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Maj. Gen. Christopher Bentley Named Next JIDO Director

Maj. Gen. Christopher Bentley, senior adviser to the Ministry of Defense for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, will succeed Lt. Gen. Michael Shields as director of the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization. The Defense Department said Friday the U.S. Army chief of staff announced the assignment of Bentley, who …

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Trump Considers Rep. Brian Mast for VA Secretary Post

Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., has emerged as one of the potential frontrunners to succeed David Shulkin as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Associated Press reported Thursday. The Trump administration has begun to consider other candidates after Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, decided to withdraw his name …

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