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Robert Cardillo: NGA to Federate Geospatial Content for Public Ebola Map Tool

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new public-facing website with a map that depicts the spread of Ebola by province in West Africa and locations of emergency treatment units in a push to help federal agencies and non-government organizations respond to the outbreak. NGA said Thursday that the unclassified geospatial intelligence platform, based on Esri’s …

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Profile: Marcel Lettre, Principal Deputy Defense Undersecretary for Intelligence

Marcel Lettre serves as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence and functions as program executive for the country’s military intelligence program. He represents the Defense Department on intelligence and sensitive operations to the CIA, National Security Council, and other elements of the intelligence community; and also works as ODNI’s director of defense intelligence. …

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Navy Chooses Lemoore Air Station as F-35C’s Base

The U.S. Navy will base its fleet of F-35C fighter jets at Naval Air Station in Lemoore, California starting in 2016. Lemoore will host up to 100 of the jets by 2028 as the branch seeks to replace 70 FA-18 Hornet fighter jets that Lemoore currently hosts, the Navy said …

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NPR: Eric Holder to Leave Attorney General Post

As first reported by National Public Radio, Attorney General Eric Holder plans to step down from his position after five-and-a-half years in the leadership role at the Justice Department. According to the report by Carrie Johnson, Holder plans to remain in the role until the Senate confirms his successor and that process could stretch …

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Profile: Michele Flournoy, CNAS Co-Founder and CEO

Michele Flournoy is the co-founder and CEO of the nonpartisan think tank Center for a New American Security, which offers ideas for national security policies. Flournoy served as defense undersecretary for policy from February 2009 to February 2012, where she worked with the defense secretary on security and defense policy, oversight of military plans and …

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Steve VanRoekel Joins USAID, Will Coordinate Gov’t Ebola Response

Steven VanRoekel, formerly chief information officer for the federal government, will join the U.S. Agency for International Development and coordinate the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Politico reported Friday. According to the story by Erin Mershon, VanRoekel’s last day at the Office of Management and Budget …

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