Dominique Stump

Maj. Gen. Marc Sasseville Named Air National Guard Deputy Director

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Marc Sasseville, formerly defense attache to Turkey, has been appointed deputy director of the Air National Guard. Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force, announced Sasseville’s appointment in a Defense Department news release published Thursday. His 31-year career includes roles as commander of 113th at Joint Base …

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Obama Nominates DOJ’s Robert Storch as NSA Inspector General

President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Storch, current Justice Department deputy inspector general, to serve in the IG role at the National Security Agency, the White House said Tuesday. Storch will work to oversee NSA activities in the area of privacy in that role, FCW News reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes in a blog post that …

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Maj. Gen. John Charlton to Lead Army Test and Evaluation Command

Maj. Gen. John Charlton, formerly vice director for joint force development at the Joint Staff, has been appointed commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Test and Evaluation Command. Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley announced Charlton’s appointment in a Defense Department release published Friday. Charlton will lead the command that conduct experiments, developmental tests, independent operational …

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Profile: Richard Hale, DoD Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity

Richard Hale serves as deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Defense Department. In this capacity, he oversees DoD’s cybersecurity program and coordinates with other federal agencies, coalition partners and companies to develop cybersecurity standards, policies and procedures. Hale previously worked at the Defense Information Systems Agency as chief information assurance executive with responsibility …

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Federal IT Vet Tracee Boxley Named GPO Acting CIO

Tracee Boxley, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, will assume the role of CIO on an acting basis as Chuck Riddle has moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission. GPO said Thursday that Boxley will oversee information technology policies and standards set for the procurement, implementation and operation of telecommunications and IT platforms …

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DOE to Fund Projects for Connected & Automated Vehicle Energy Efficiency Tech

The Energy Department will award $32 million in grants for 10 new projects under its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy directorate’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles program. The projects will utilize new CAV technologies designed to utilize on-board or cloud-based sensors, data and computation capabilities in an effort to …

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FCC Implements DHS Recommendations on New Wireless Emergency Alerts Tool

The Federal Communications Commission has implemented recommendations from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate in the FCC’s wireless emergency alerts platform in an effort to update that system. The WEA Report and Order has adopted the directorate’s recommendations on message effectiveness, increased character length, addition of URL …

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