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USAF Maj. David Allvin Assigned as Joint Staff Strategy, Plans, Policy Director

Maj. David Allvin, vice director for strategy, plans and policy for the joint staff, has been promoted to director of his unit. The U.S. Air Force serviceman will also serve as a senior member of the United Nations' Military Staff Committee, the Defense Department said Thursday.

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Conner Prochaska Named DOE Chief Commercialization Officer

Conner Prochaska, former senior advisor and chief of staff for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, has been named the Energy Department's chief commercialization officer. Prochaska will direct the Office of Technology Transitions, overseeing the national laboratories, DOE program offices and other associated facilities in the U.S., the department said Tuesday.

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Holly Ridings Appointed NASA’s New Chief Flight Director

Holly Ridings, a flight director at NASA, has been named the space agency's chief flight director, succeeding Norman Knight who now serves as deputy director of flight operations. In Ridings' new role, she will oversee 32 flight directors who manage spaceflight missions with the International Space Station from Johnson Space Center, NASA said Tuesday.

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Karen Evans Takes Oath as Head of DOE Cybersecurity Office

Karen Evan, most recently national director for the U.S. Cyber Challenge, was sworn in Tuesday as the first assistant secretary of the Energy Department's Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response. She took the oath of office one week after the Senate approved her nomination.

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Chief Master Sgt. Jason France Assigned as TRANSCOM Senior Enlisted Leader

Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, chief at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, has been assigned to serve as senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Transportation Command. He will perform his new duties from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., succeeding Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Caruso, the Defense Department said Monday.

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David Chow Appointed as New HUD CIO

David Chow, former program manager at the National Credit Union Administration, has been appointed as the Department of Housing and Urban Development new chief information officer, Federal Times reported Friday. He began work as HUD's new CIO in Aug. 20, succeeding Johnson Joy who left the agency in March.

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Col. Christine Beeler Assigned as Army Contracting Command Deputy Commander

The Defense Department has assigned Col. Christine Beeler, former deputy director of contracting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to serve as deputy commander at the Army Contracting Command. She will operate from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. in her new role, the DoD said Tuesday.

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