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NASA Industry Forum to Discuss Space-Tech Investments

NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist will host an industry forum July 13 to 14 to discuss the agency’s proposed new space-technology investments and announce three new Centennial Challenges prize competitions. During a media briefing July 13, NASA officials will talk about the importance of innovation and technology to agency …

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Gates Recommends Gen. James Amos as Commandant of Marine Corps

According to Pentagon officials, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has recommended Gen. James Amos to serve as the next commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. The career aviator would succeed Gen. James Conway, who plans to retire in the fall. Gates also recommended Lt. Gen. Joseph Dunford as replacement for …

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Peter Orszag to Step Down as White House Budget Director

It has been announced that Peter Orszag will be stepping down from his position as White House budget director within the coming months. He will become the first high-profile member of the Obama administration to leave his position and is leaving before the administration faces its next budget. Orszag’s spokeman, …

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Navy CIO Robert Carey to Move On, GSA Needs New Deputy CIO

As we reported last week, Navy CIO Robert Carey is expected to leave his current position by the end of the summer, departing as the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network kicks into high gear and legacy IT architectures like the Navy/Marine Corps Intranet continue to be phased out. Whoever moves …

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OMB Director Peter Orszag on Fraud-Fighting Initiatives

The Office of Management and Budget last week introduced two initiatives that will help reduce fraud and improper payments made to entities and individuals, cut government waste and create a more transparent government responsive to the American public, according to OMB Director Peter R. Orszag. Last week, President Barack Obama …

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Attorney General Speaks about Need for Public Defenders

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at a meeting for North Carolina Advocates for Justice meeting this past weekend and highlighted the need for legal representation for those who cannot afford it. In his address, Holder called the legal system “overburdened” as public defenders have too large a caseload without adequate …

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Virtual Reality Medical Technology Soon Available for Troops

Cutting-edge virtual reality medical technology will soon be available for patients at the new National Intrepid Center of Excellence, which will hold its ribbon cutting ceremony June 24, according to the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. Developed by video and voice communication solutions companies …

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