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Task Force Offers Recommendations to Help Pentagon Secure Defense Supply Chains; Rep. Elissa Slotkin Quoted

Defense Supply Chain

The Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force has issued its final report outlining six recommendations for the Department of Defense (DOD) and one of those is the need to treat the security of supply chains as a strategic priority. Slotkin said the task force has proposed several measures to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers and prevent future shortages. 

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Introduces Bill on Leveraging Emerging Tech for Border Patrol Operations

Rep. Elissa Slotkin

Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., has introduced a bill mandating the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a strategy for leveraging emerging technologies for monitoring operations at the U.S. northern and southern borders.

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Elissa Slotkin to Be Nominated Asst. Defense Secretary for Int’l Security Affairs

Elissa Slotkin, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for international security affairs, will be nominated as assistant secretary of the same office within the Defense Department, the White House announced Thursday. Slotkin has held her current role since 2012 and manages policy development for the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Europe and NATO regions alongside …

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Elissa Slotkin Named a DoD Intl Security Affairs Lead, Promoted to SES

Elissa Slotkin, formerly a foreign affairs specialist at the Defense Department, has been appointed principal deputy assistant defense secretary for international security affairs. The Defense Department said Slotkin was also promoted to the Senior Executive Service. According to Al-Monitor, Slotkin will serve as top adviser to Derek Chollet, the Pentagon’s …

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House Panel Unveils Task Force on Assessing Critical Supply Chains

Supply Chain

The House Armed Services Committee has formed a task force that will work with the Department of Defense (DOD) to identify critical supplies and address potential vulnerabilities in the supply chain. The Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force falls under the leadership of Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., and will run for three months.

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Congressional Task Force to Solve Critical Supply Chain Weaknesses

U.S. Congress

A new congressional task force on defense supply chain vulnerabilities has been created to prepare legislative solutions to include in the annual defense policy bill. The task force’s co-chairs Reps. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., and Mike Gallagher, R-Wis. announced the formation of the task force on Wednesday in response to President Biden’s recent order for detailed supply chain analysis.

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HASC Members Stand Up Defense Innovation Task Force

Reps. Adam Smith, D-Wash., and Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, have jointly initiated a task force that would assess the country's efforts to innovate against modern threats. The newly activated Future of Defense Task Force will work to perform this task and review the nation's defense assets, the House Armed Services Committee said Friday.

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Report: Derek Chollet to Leave Defense Department Int’l Affairs Role

Derek Chollet is set to depart his role as the Defense Department’s assistant secretary for international security affairs in January, Foreign Policy reported Wednesday. Chollet told his staff Wednesday in an email that he is leaving President Barack Obama’s national security team after nearly six years, Kate Brannen reports. Chollet works …

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