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Mike McCord: DoD Moving Toward Auditability Goals

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said at a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday that DoD will continue to work toward achieving a clean audit opinion, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes McCord told committee members the department’s current strategy to achieve full audit accountability is a key element of Defense Secretary Ashton …

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US, Japan Ink Reciprocal Defense Procurement Pact

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Gen Nakatani, Japan’s defense minister, have signed an agreement that aims to facilitate the procurement of defense supplies between the two countries and exempt defense products from Buy America provisions, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes the reciprocal defense procurement agreement signed on …

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Rear Adm. Michael Gilday Nominated to Lead Fleet Cyber Command

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michael Gilday, current director of operations at the U.S. Cyber Command, has been nominated to serve as commander of the military branch’s Fleet Cyber Command that operates as the Tenth Fleet. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday that President Barack Obama hass also endorsed Gilday for promotion to the rank of vice admiral. If confirmed …

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Tod Wolters Gets Nomination for Several Commander Roles

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Tod Wolters, director of operations (J-3) for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, has received nomination to the role of commander for U.S. Air Forces Europe, U.S. Air Forces Africa and Allied Air Command. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama also nominated Wolters as director of the …

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Stayce Harris Nominated to Assistant AF Vice Chief of Staff Role

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Stayce Harris, commander of 22nd Air Force within the Air Force Reserve Command at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, has been nominated to the role of assistant Air Force vice chief of staff. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Tuesday President Barack Obama also recommended Harris for …

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House Committee Requests Briefing on DoD, DHS Silicon Valley Tech Offices

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has sent letters to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson asking them to brief the panel about the offices their departments established in Silicon Valley, California. The panel told Carter in a letter published Tuesday they want information on the goals, mission and functions …

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Peter Cook: Budget Woes Put Military Readiness, Training at Risk

Pentagon Spokesperson Peter Cook has reiterated that budget uncertainty will endanger the U.S. military’s readiness and training programs, DoD News reported Thursday. Cook told reporters in Washington that the threat posed by sequestration to the readiness of the U.S. armed forces highlights the need to stabilize funding for defense operations, …

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Pentagon Swears in Army Secretary Eric Fanning

Eric Fanning took his official oath of office as the 22nd U.S. Army secretary during a ceremony held Wednesday at the Pentagon, the Army News Service reported Thursday. Gary Sheftick writes Fanning will oversee management, training and equipping of military personnel across the Army. He was nominated by President Obama for the service branch’s top …

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