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Gen. John Hyten Takes US Strategic Command Leadership Role

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, formerly commander of the Air Force Space Command, has officially started his new post as head of U.S. Strategic Command. The Air Force said Thursday it held a change of command ceremony at Stratcom’s Offutt Air Force Base headquarters in Nebraska and Hyten succeeds Navy Adm. Cecil …

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Reports: GSA to Announce FBI Headquarters Location, Developer in March

The General Services Administration has pushed back to March 2017 the selection of the location and developer of the new FBI headquarters, the Washington Post reported Monday. Jonathan O’Connell writes GSA considers Landover and Greenbelt in Maryland as well as Springfield in Virginia candidate sites for the bureau’s future 2.1 million-square-foot facility. …

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DoD Spectrum Team Gets National Intell Citation for Wireless Broadband Work

The Defense Department’s spectrum team has received n award from National Intelligence Director James Clapper for the group’s work in support of U.S. intelligence agencies, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Clapper presented the National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation to two members of the team in recognition of their work on …

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Service Laboratory Chiefs Talk Military Tech Devt Efforts In Support of DoD’s 3rd Offset Strategy

Laboratory directors from three service branches have said their labs have begun research and development work on technology platforms for warfighters in support of the Defense Department’s Third Offset Strategy, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Maj. Gen. Robert McMurry, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, testified Wednesday before …

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Obama to Nominate Glenn Fine as DoD Inspector General

President Barack Obama plans to nominate Glenn Fine, principal deputy inspector general at the Defense Department, to the Pentagon’s IG post. Fine has been acting IG at the Pentagon since January, the White House said Wednesday. Prior to DoD, he spent three years at law firm Dechert LLP as a partner in the …

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