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Christopher Kapellas Named Washington Headquarters Services HR Director

Christopher Kapellas, formerly deputy director of the human resources directorate within the Defense Department‘s Washington Headquarters Services organization, has been named HR director for WHS. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Monday the appointment of Kapellas, who was named deputy director of the HR directorate in March 2013 when he was elected …

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JIDA Aims to Detect Suicide Bombers Through New System

The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency has funded the development of a platform that works to detect improvised explosive devices, the Army website reported Sunday. C. Todd Lopez writes the Standoff Suicide Bomb Detection System consists of a terahertz imager and long-wave and mid-wave infrared imaging sensors to screen individuals for IEDs. …

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John Bansemer Nominated to ODNI Partner Engagement Assistant Director Post

Air Force Maj. Gen. John Bansemer, deputy chief of the central security service at the National Security Agency, has been nominated to the role of assistant director of national intelligence for partner engagement. President Barack Obama also endorsed the 28-year Air Force veteran for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, Defense Secretary Ashton …

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Army, Air Force Begin Joint Regional Security Stacks Migrations

The U.S. Army and Air Force have kicked off their transition to the Defense Department-wide Joint Regional Security Stacks program in an effort to build up the armed services’ network security, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Amber Corrin writes the Army and Air Force moved their network operations to several JRSS …

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DoD, NASA, GSA Propose Rule to Change Federal Award Recipient Identification

The Defense Department, NASA and the General Services Administration have proposed an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to change the way agencies identify organizations that receive contracts, grants and other federal awards, FierceGovernmentIT reported Friday. Molly Bernhart Walker writes the proposed rule aims to remove and replace …

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Frank Kendall, Christopher Miller: DoD Moves to Integrate Health Data Systems

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, said the Defense Department has integrated its in-patient, theater and pharmacy data systems to comply with a requirement under the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Kendall told House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) in a …

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