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Jan Tighe Nominated for Navy Intell Director Post

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet at the U.S. Navy, has been nominated to serve as deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare under the office of the chief of naval operations. President Barack Obama also nominated Tighe as director of naval intelligence at …

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Rear Adm. Thomas Moore Nominated NAVSEA Chief

Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, program executive officer for aircraft carriers at the U.S. Navy, has been nominated commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday President Barack Obama also endorsed the 35-year Navy veteran for promotion to the rank of vice admiral. Moore will be replaced …

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DoD’s Marcel Lettre Calls for Integration Among Intell Agencies, Innovation With Industry

Defense intelligence undersecretary Marcel Lettre has called for intelligence agencies to increase their collaborations with goals that include increased agility and integration, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Lettre told agency and industry professionals at a Intelligence and National Security Alliance banquet that he also urges the next administration to standardize the Intelligence Community …

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Lawmakers Want DoD Innovation Hub Report Prior to Full Funding Release

The House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities panel wants the Defense Department to submit a series of reports on its new innovation center before releasing the hub’s full funding, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes the House subcommittee released its portion of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, …

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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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Commerce Dept Adds 11 New Members to Supply Chain Advisory Committee

The Commerce Department has appointed 11 new members to its Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness that advises the Transportation Department, other U.S. agencies and the commerce secretary on supply chain issues. ACSCC increased its total members to 45 senior-level private sector representatives and supply chain experts of multiple industries that provided the President Barack Obama’s administration …

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