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Army Seeks to Enlist More Soldiers in New Recruitment Push

Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, has said that the service is looking to major urban centers like Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles to increase its recruitment figures. Speaking at a Jan. 7 Association of the United States Army forum, Townsend noted that the service is also improving its presence on social media. The U.S. Army decided to embark on the effort after it failed to reach its recruitment objective in 2018, National Defense reported Tuesday.

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Naval Academy Breaks Ground on Future Cyber Study Center

The U.S. Naval Academy has started construction work on a $106 million facility on its campus in Annapolis, Maryland to house classes and research work for students in the field of cybersecurity. The Navy said Thursday this multi-story academic building will include classrooms, a lecture hall, research labs, a research and testing …

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Army Sets Up New Cyber Directorate Within G-3/5/7 Office

A future directorate within the U.S. Army‘s G-3/5/7 office will focus on cybersecurity and electronic warfare under the leadership of Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, FCW reported Friday. The upcoming directorate is an effort by the Army to utilize the “overlap” of cyber and electronic warfare operations, Sean Lyngaas writes. Frost is a former Army …

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First Batch of Naval Academy Cyber Operations Majors to Graduate

The first batch of midshipmen who took the cyber operations course at the U.S. Naval Academy will graduate on May 27, the U.S. Navy reported Monday. The Navy said the 27 graduates compose the inaugural class of the academic program, which covers areas such as computer architecture, programming, networks, data structures, information assurance, forensics and cryptography. The …

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National Guard to Form Cyber Protection Teams for DoD Cyber Operations

The U.S. National Guard is planning to establish cyber teams across the country after the Defense Department indicated cyberspace operations as one of its priorities amid a declining budget, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes that National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Frank Grass has called for the creation of cyber units from the …

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