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DoD Official James Anderson Nominated for Defense Policy Post

James Anderson, assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, has received President Donald Trump's nomination to serve as deputy undersecretary of defense for policy. He held multiple defense-related leadership roles in his career, including those with Marine Corps University and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the White House said Monday.

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DoD Kicks Off Hypersonic Industrial Base Study; Mark Lewis Quoted

The Department of Defense has begun a study to identify weaknesses in the industrial base for the development of hypersonic weapons, Defense News reported MondayMark Lewis, director of research and engineering for modernization at DoD, said he and Kevin Fahey, assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, are leading a new “hypersonic war room” tasked with identifying “critical nodes” in the supply chain.

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CORAS Appoints Corey Gersten as VP of DoD Sales to Enhance Departmental Organization; Dan Naselius Quoted

Corey Gersten has joined CORAS as vice president of Department of Defense (DoD) Sales to develop important relationships and knowledge of departmental organization, the company announced on Thursday

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Mark Esper: DoD Must Prioritize Nuclear Triad Modernization

Mark Esper, secretary of defense and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, emphasized the effort to update the U.S. strategic nuclear triad as part of the fiscal year 2021 defense budget request, DoD News reported Thursday. The Department of Defense requests $28.9 billion to modernize the country's nuclear defense, including the nuclear triad that consists of ground-launch missiles, bomber aircraft and submarine-launched missiles.

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DoD to Refine Medical Facility Operations; Tom McCaffery Quoted

Department of Defense seeks to refine the structure of medical treatment facilities across the military for boosted readiness and improved clinical training. A report, titled "Restructuring and Realignment of Military Medical Treatment Facilities," features plans to restructure 50 of these sites across the globe, the Military Health System said Wednesday.

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