Tag Archives: Defense Department

Pentagon Launches Industry Project Marketplace; Jack Blackhurst Comments

The Defense Department has launched an experimental website that will provide users updates on projects supporting soldiers, American Forces Press Service reports. Terri Moon Cronk writes customers in the military branches and small businesses will use the Defense Innovation Marketplace to find out what the government wants. The Pentagon started …

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Ray Odierno: Army Aiming For Regionalized Structure

As the Army withdraws forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, the branch’s chief of staff says the next goal is having uniformed soldiers return to traditional jobs they performed previously, Federal News Radio reports. Gen. Ray Odierno told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Thursday that the …

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Rear Adm. Joseph Horn Named Integrated Warfare Systems PEO

Navy Rear Adm. Joseph Horn has been appointed program executive officer for integrated warfare systems, succeeding Rear Adm. James Syring, President Barack Obama’s nominee as the next director of the Missile Defense Agency. According to a Defense Department release, Horn currently serves as program executive for the Aegis Ballistic Missile …

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Charles Beames Joins SES as DoD Space, Intell Director

The Defense Department has appointed Charles Beames principal director for space and intelligence within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. According to a Pentagon release, Beames also was named to the Senior Executive Service with that promotion. Beames previously served as strategic adviser …

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Profile: Defense CIO Teri Takai

As the Defense Department’s chief information officer, Teri Takai serves as the principal adviser to the defense secretary on matters regarding information management and information technology, non-intelligence space systems, satellite communications, navigation and timing programs. She also advises the secretary on spectrum and telecommunications. In July, she discussed a report …

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Profile: Andre Gudger, DoD Small Business Programs Office Director

Andre Gudger is director of the Defense Department’s Small Business Programs Office, where since March 2011 he has served as principal adviser and staff to the defense secretary on small business-related matters. According to the department, he spent 17 years in the defense, intelligence and investment banking industries prior to …

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Eric Rosenbach: Legislation Would Standardize Public-Private Info Sharing

Legislation would help standardize the policy process between the Defense Department and private industry on sharing cybersecurity information, a top Pentagon official said Thursday. American Forces Press Service reports Eric Rosenbach, deputy assistant defense secretary for cyber policy, said such a bill would consider the volume of information traded between …

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