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Dana Deasy to Receive Official Presidential Nomination for Pentagon CIO Role

President Trump officially announced in a White House release Tuesday his intent to nominate Dana Deasy to become the chief information officer role with the Department of Defense. Deasy has served as DoD CIO since May 2018 and the White House’s move comes in compliance with a requirement in the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which took effect in January, Fedscoop reported

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Report: Former JPMorgan Exec Dana Deasy Named DoD CIO

Dana Deasy, formerly chief information officer at JPMorgan Chase, will serve as the Defense Department’s new CIO starting early May, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Deasy will oversee cybersecurity, data use and communication efforts as DoD begins to adopt cloud platforms to help accelerate the decision-making process on the battlefield, …

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FAA Approves AeroVironment UAS to Survey BP Infrastructure at Alaska Oil Field

BP and AeroVironment have been authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to use a commercial unmanned aircraft system to survey energy infrastructure in Alaska and determine areas that need maintenance and repair for the first FAA-approved commercial UAS project over land. The FAA said Tuesday that the AeroVironment Puma AE will survey BP pipelines, equipment …

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Coast Guard Report Mostly Blames BP for Gulf Oil Spill

The final report of the largest government probe into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill lays the majority of blame on BP, holding it responsible for 21 of the 35 contributing causes. The Coast Guard and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released the second volume of its final report …

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Coast Guard Gets New Commandant

Admiral Thad W. Allen, the commandant of the Coast Guard, was relieved by Admiral Robert Papp yesterday. Adm. Allen will continue to serve as National Incident Commander for the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “It has been an honor to serve as your Commandant for the past …

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EPA Continues to Address Oil Spill

The discussion about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far from over. Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson will be holding a press conference at 4:30 p.m. EST along with Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Laundry to talk about the use of dispersants. Last Thursday, EPA …

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