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Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock Named Marine Corps CIO

Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock, former deputy director of plans, policies, and operations at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ headquarters, has taken a new role as the service branch’s chief information officer, FCW reported Friday. She will concurrently serve as director of command, control, communications and computers at USMC. Mahlock succeeds Kenneth Bible, who has …

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Kevin Nally Joins US Secret Service as CIO

Kevin Nally, a retired brigadier general and former chief information officer of the U.S. Marine Corps, has joined the U.S. Secret Service as CIO, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean Lyngaas writes Nally will oversee the Secret Service’s efforts to further the use of mobile devices, advanced surveillance and threat mitigation systems. …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, Joint Staff C4/Cyber Director

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman serves as the director of command, control, communications and computers/cyber for the Joint Staff at the Pentagon. The 37-year Army veteran oversees analysis and assessment, combined force C4 guidance and C4 requirement evaluation work for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was previously the …

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Air Force’s Sandra Finan Named DoD Deputy CIO for C4 Information Infrastructure

Maj. Gen. Sandra Finan — a former U.S. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center commander — has been named deputy chief information officer for command, control, communications and computers and information infrastructure at the Defense Department. DoD reported Finan’s appointment in a Friday release and said she moves to the new role from her current position as special …

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Robert Ferrell Appointed Army CIO, Promoted to Three-Star General

Robert Ferrell, who has led the Army‘s Communications-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground for nearly two years, has been named as the Army’s new chief information officer, the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday. David Anderson writes the 36-year Army veteran was also promoted from the rank of major general to lieutenant …

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Bill Hix: Army Must Have Access to Existing Comm Networks

The U.S. Army‘s top brass believes the branch should consider leveraging commercial networks instead of building military-specific communications infrastructure, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg writes Army officials attending a National Defense University seminar Wednesday suggested the branch could encrypt data to secure communications over a civilian network. “We need …

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Profile: Michael Krieger, Army Deputy CIO

Michael Krieger serves as deputy chief information officer/G6 for the U.S. Army, where he leads implementation of the Army’s strategic direction for the network and enterprise network infrastructure. The Army CIO/G-6 oversees the branch’s $10 billion information technology investment portfolio, manages the enterprise IT architecture, establishes and enforces IT policies …

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NNSA CIO Bob Osborn Stepping Down

Bob Osborn is retiring from his post as chief information officer at the National Nuclear Security Administration, according to Information Week. Fedscoop reports his departure from NNSA is effective Friday. According to Federal News Radio, Osborn was responsible for leading information technology transformation initiatives at the agency, including creating a …

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Randall Conway Named C4, Infrastructure Head in Pentagon CIO Office

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has appointed Randall Conway, a management and program analyst in the office of the chief information officer, to the Senior Executive Service. The Defense Department said Conway is now assigned as as principal director for command, control, communications and computers and infrastructure in the office of …

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