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Christine Wormuth to Step Down as DoD Undersecretary for Policy in June

Christine Wormuth, undersecretary for policy at the Defense Department, will leave her current position in June after more than seven years of service under the current administration. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in a statement released Friday that Wormuth will be replaced by Brian McKeon, principal deputy defense undersecretary for policy, on an …

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Ashton Carter Visits India to Expand Bilateral Defense Partnership

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter went on an official visit to India from April 10 to 13 in an effort to expand U.S.-India defense collaboration and revisit existing agreements through talks with Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar, India’s defense minister. The Defense Department said Tuesday Carter and Parrikar met in Goa to review steps for …

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Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph Lengyel Nominated to Lead National Guard Bureau

Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph Lengyel, vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to lead the bureau in Washington. Obama also endorsed the 35-year Air Force veteran for promotion to the rank of general, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in a Defense Department news release published Tuesday. Lengyel previously …

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Pentagon Eyes ‘Combatant Command’ Designation for Cybercom

Top Defense Department officials are considering a proposal that would allow the U.S. Cyber Command to function as a unified combatant command as the military increases its use of cyberspace as a warfighting domain, Military Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Tilghman writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will make the final decision on whether to elevate the …

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DoD Picks MIT-Led Consortium to Establish National Fabrics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will lead an industry consortium tasked to build a manufacturing innovation institute for functional fabrics under a partnership agreement with the Defense Department. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday the 89-member Advanced Functional Fabrics of America alliance will receive as much as $317 million in federal and private-sector …

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