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DISA OKs Samsung Galaxy S9 for DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability

The Defense Information Systems Agency has approved use of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ under the Defense Department's enterprise service that provides unclassified access for commercial mobile services. The mobile phone company updated the models' firmware to be eligible for operation under the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability, DISA said Monday in a tweet.

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Reports: Senate OKs Fiscal 2019 Appropriations Package With $675B for Pentagon

The Senate on Thursday voted 85-7 to approve a package of bills that would appropriate $854B in funds for fiscal 2019, Reuters reported Thursday. Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle agreed to combine the appropriations bills for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor and Education in order to facilitate the passage of the package in the upper chamber as they work to avoid a government shutdown by the end of September.

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DARS Removes DFARS ‘Technical Interchange’ Requirement for IR&D Cost Reimbursement

The Defense Department's Defense Acquisition Regulations System announced Friday that it was amending Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement subpart 231, removing a subsection requiring major contractors to first conduct and document a “technical interchange” with government representatives about IR&D efforts in order for their attendant costs to be deemed allowable. The pertinent DFARS provision affects IR&D projects carried out from fiscal year 2017 onwards.

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Trump Nominates USMC Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie to Lead Central Command

President Trump has nominated U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, Joint Staff director, for promotion to the rank of general and assignment as commander of U.S. Central Command, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The corpsman commanded the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit in Afghanistan and Iraq missions from 2004 to 2006.

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Col. Christine Beeler Assigned as Army Contracting Command Deputy Commander

The Defense Department has assigned Col. Christine Beeler, former deputy director of contracting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to serve as deputy commander at the Army Contracting Command. She will operate from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. in her new role, the DoD said Tuesday.

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DISA Works With Pentagon CIO to Help ‘Fourth Estate’ Agencies Migrate Apps to MilCloud 2.0

The Defense Information Systems Agency has initiated efforts to help the Defense Department’s “fourth estate” agencies move applications to a cloud platform to comply with the chief information officer’s mandate to streamline the cyber infrastructure and reduce the data center footprint.

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