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Defense Department Presents 2016 David Packard Acquisition Awards to Three Teams

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall have recognized industry teams that have contributed to the department’s goal to provide resources to warfighters while minimizing costs, DoD News reported Saturday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Work and Kendall presented the 2016 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition to Project …

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Profile: Ken Brennan, Defense Department Deputy Director for Services Acquisition

Ken Brennan serves as the Defense Department’s deputy director for services acquisition within the office of procurement and acquisition policy, with responsibility in acquisition-related technical and programmatic evaluation efforts. Brennan is also responsible for the governance structures and procedures the military departments and defense agencies use to implement services acquisition. …

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Profile: Marianne Bailey, Principal Director in the Defense Department’s Office of Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity

Marianne Bailey serves as principal director at the Defense Department‘s office of the deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity and is responsible for coordinating DoD’s cybersecurity standards, policies and guidelines with those of other U.S. government organizations, partner nations and companies. Prior to this role, Bailey worked at the National …

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Profile: Terry Halvorsen, Defense Department CIO

Terry Halvorsen took on the responsibilities as chief information officer for the Department of Defense in March 2015. The Pentagon CIO serves as principal adviser to the defense secretary on various aspects of information technology, data management, satellite communications, timing programs, navigation, telecommunications and other non-intelligence space platforms. Halvorsen is also responsible …

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Aaron Hughes Joins Defense Department as Cyber Policy Deputy Assistant Secretary

Aaron Hughes, formerly In-Q-Tel vice president for intelligence community support, has joined the Defense Department as deputy assistant secretary for cyber policy. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday announced Hughes’ appointment among other new defense senior executive service assignments. Hughes will oversee the department’s development and implementation of cyber policies, …

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