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Suzanne Tetreault Named Potential Deputy Chief of FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

Suzanne Tetreault, deputy general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission‘s office of the general counsel, has been named as the potential deputy bureau chief for the commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Bureau Chief Jon Wilkins announced his intention to appoint Tetreault in a statement issued Wednesday. “Suzanne’s legal expertise and extensive experience …

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Vice Adm. Robert Burke Starts in Naval Personnel Chief Role

Vice Adm. Robert Burke, former director of the U.S. Navy‘s military personnel plans and policy division, has assumed his new role as chief of naval personnel. Burke will handle planning and programming strategies of all manpower, personnel, training and education resources for the service branch, Navy said Friday. “I am committed to …

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Sen. David Vitter to Continue Hold on OPM Director Nomination

Sen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) David Vitter will continue his block of the nomination of Beth Cobert as director of the Office of Personnel Management on a full-time basis. Vitter told lawmakers in a letter posted Wednesday that his hold on Cobert — who currently serves as OPM acting director — remains in place due to concerns regarding the health …

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David Lane to Serve as Director of DHA NCR Medical Directorate

Rear Adm. David Lane, former U.S. Marine Corps medical officer and director of health services, has been appointed as the director for the Defense Health Agency‘s national capital region medical directorate. NCR MD works to exercise authority, direction and control over the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Joint …

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Former SEC Senior Counsel Michael Missal Confirmed as Veterans Affairs IG

The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama’s nomination of former Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel Michael Missal as the new inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. Jordain Carney writes the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee first approved Missal for the IG post in January to replace Richard Griffin, who held the …

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VA Names Five New Members to Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected five new members to join its advisory committee that advises the VA secretary on programs and current issues facing women veterans. VA has also appointed Mary Westmoreland as the committee’s new chair alongside the reappointment of committee members Sara McVicker and Tia Christopher for an additional term, the government …

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