Tag Archives: DoD

Gen. John Kelly: Southcom Looks to Partners for Regional Security Missions

Gen. John Kelly, outgoing chief of the U.S. Southern Command, has said the command collaborates with its military allies to counter terrorism, illegal drug trade and transnational organized crime, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes the Defense Department established Southcom to carry out DoD’s security cooperation initiatives in southern and …

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Air Force Unveils Placement Efforts to Address Civilian Labor Overage

The U.S. Air Force has announced it will implement reduction-in-force authority through April 4 as part of efforts to rebalance its civilian workforce and meet defense funding goals for fiscal 2016. The move comes after the Air Force identified more than 1,000 “overage” civilian positions across 48 facilities during a command …

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Pentagon Wants to Streamline Enterprise-Wide Project Requirements

The Defense Department is seeking to adopt joint enterprise licensing agreements in a move to reduce program costs, Federal Times reported Wednesday. John Edwards and Eve Keiser write JELAs require DoD to combine all project requirements into a single agreement that addresses all of the defense organizations’ needs. Organizations with similar …

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Navy Capt. David Manero Named Defense Attache to Russia

U.S. Navy Capt. David Manero, special assistant to the Defense Intelligence Agency, has been appointed defense attache to Russia. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Manero’s new assignment in a Defense Department news release published Thursday. The Navy Attache Affairs office screens and selects the …

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