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Eric Fanning Named Defense Department Chief of Staff

Eric Fanning, formerly undersecretary of the U.S. Air Force, has been named the Defense Department’s chief of staff and appointed to the Senior Executive Service. Defense Secretary Ash Carter confirmed Fanning’s appointment on Tuesday. Fanning most recently oversaw the Air Force’s programs to organize, train and equip the troops. He …

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Terry Halvorsen Highlights Public-Private Data Center, Commercial Cloud Plans as DoD CIO

Newly appointed Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen plans to implement a pilot project on public-private partnerships for data distribution services as well as push forward DoD’s commercial cloud adoption, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes that Halvorsen, who assumed permanent CIO duties Sunday after nearly a year in an acting capacity, said …

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Pentagon Swears In Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter took his oath of office Friday as the 25th U.S. defense secretary in a ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Friday. Claudette Roulo writes Carter urged Defense Department personnel to seize new approaches for operation, recruitment, acquisition and technology development during his swearing-in event. “America is …

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Bill Moran: DoD to Seek More Info on Proposed Military Compensation, Retirement System

Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran said the Pentagon could ask the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission for more details on its proposals for military retirement and healthcare reforms, the Military Times reported Thursday. He noted that Defense Department officials would like to see the data on which the commission based its proposals before the …

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Reuters: Frank Kendall to Add Cyber Requirements in DoD Weapons Procurement Guide

Frank Kendall, the acquisition chief at the Pentagon, has indicated that he will include cybersecurity requirements into the Defense Department‘s weapons procurement guidelines as well as the Better Buying Power program, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that the defense undersecretary sees cyber threats as a “pervasive problem” and calls on increased effort to …

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John Conger: Pentagon’s BRAC Plan Targets Savings, Efficiency

John Conger, acting assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, told a House appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that another round of base realignments and closures would help save money, DoD News reported Wednesday. Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. writes Conger said the U.S. Army and Air Force found the military …

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John Conger to be Nominated DoD Deputy Comptroller

President Barack Obama is set to nominate John Conger, assistant deputy defense undersecretary for installations and environment, to the deputy comptroller role at the Defense Department. Conger has held his current position since 2009 and concurrently serves as the assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, the White House said Tuesday. …

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