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Marines Test Ideas for New Expeditionary Approach; Lt. Gen. Eric Smith Quoted

The U.S. Marine Corps is conducting experiments to inform the structure of a new operational concept for expeditions, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, commanding general of USMC's Combat Development Command, said 13 teams are testing possible structures for the expeditionary advanced base operations or EABO concept.

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NASA Wants Proposals for Webb Telescope’s Observations

NASA is seeking proposals for observations the James Webb Space Telescope will perform after its planned October 2018 launch, Space News reported Friday. Jeff Foust writes JWST officials said at a town hall meeting that one call for proposals is for astronomers that helped develop Webb telescope’s components while the other is for …

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Eric Smith Named Senior Military Assistant to Ashton Carter

U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Eric Smith, formerly a senior military assistant to the deputy secretary of defense, has been appointed as senior military assistant to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Stars and Stripes reported Friday. Corey Dickstein writes Smith will succeed U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis. Smith previously served …

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