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Global Defense Leaders to Address North Korean Ballistic Missile Launches

Defense officials from U.S., Japan and South Korea have held a discussion via videoconference regarding recent North Korean missile launches believed to have fallen in the Sea of Japan. DoD News reported Friday Kelly Magsamen, acting assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs, Yoo Jeh-seung, South Korea’s deputy defense minister for policy, …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin, Cybercom Deputy Commander

Lt. Gen. James McLaughlin serves as deputy commander of the U.S. Cyber Command. The 33-year Air Force veteran oversees and coordinates cyber defense programs and missions for computer network infrastructures across the Defense Department. Prior to his current role, McLaughlin was commander of the Air Forces Cyber and 24th Air Force. He also …

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Stratcom Head Cecil Haney Pushes for Whole-of-Govt Approach to Support Threat Deterrence

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, has said training, modernization and nuclear deterrence will work to support the U.S. national security mission amid the current global security environment, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Haney noted the threat from both violent extremists such as …

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Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren Assigned Deputy Chief of NSA Cryptology Org

Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren — former deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command‘s Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — has been appointed deputy chief of the National Security Agency‘s Central Security Service organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh assigned Westergren to his new role at …

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Stratcom’s Harold Haney: US to Extend MUOS Satellite Payload Access to Foreign Allies

U.S. Strategic Command plans to adopt a new government policy to provide U.S.’ partner nations access to a communications technology payload on Mobile User Objective System satellites, Space News reported Wednesday. Space News quoted Harold Haney, chief of Stratcom’s satellite communications and spectrum management division, as saying the MUOS constellation was originally …

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