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Former DIA Director Robert Ashley Named CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow

Robert Ashley

Robert Ashley, Jr., former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been named an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Ashley retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of lieutenant general in November 2020 after more than 36 years in active duty. 

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Clean Energy Advocate Jennifer Granholm Becomes DOE Secretary

Jennifer Granholm

Jennifer Granholm, formerly the governor of Michigan, assumed leadership over the Department of Energy (DOE) when she was sworn in on Thursday as the 16th energy secretary. Granholm's swearing in follows a Senate vote of 64-35 for her confirmation as the secretary of energy. She takes over from David Huizenga who held the role on an acting basis as the Biden administration transitioned in.

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Maj. Gen. Neil Hersey, Brig. Gen. Paul Stanton to Switch Army Cyber Leadership Roles

Maj. Neil Hersey

The U.S. Army announced that Maj. Gen. Neil Hersey and Brig. Gen. Paul Stanton will switch roles at Army Cyber Command and the Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon in Georgia. Hersey, commanding general of the Cyber Center of Excellence, will assume the role of deputy commanding general for operations at Army Cyber Command.

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Farooq Mitha Sworn In as Small Business Programs Director at DOD Industrial Policy Office

Farooq Mitha

Farooq Mitha, president and CEO of Imbue Group, has taken oath as director of small business programs at the office of the deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy, the Department of Defense (DOD) said Monday. Prior to DOD, Mitha served as a partner at law firm Geller Mitha.

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Nonprofit Exec John Boerstler Joins VA as Chief Veteran Experience Officer

John Boerstler

John Boerstler, most recently CEO of the nonprofit Combined Arms organization, has been appointed to lead a Department of Veterans Affairs office responsible for collecting customer experience data to transform service delivery to former military personnel. VA named Boerstler as chief veterans experience officer in a series of leadership appointments announced Thursday.

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Digital Transformation Expert Sultan Meghji Joins FDIC as Chief Innovation Officer

Sultan Meghji

Sultan Meghji, who helped multiple African banks pursue digital transformation, has been named chief innovation officer of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC). He will oversee FDIC’s pursuit to integrate new technologies into the U.S. financial services sector, the federal insurance agency said Tuesday. Meghji supported digital transformation at banks in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. 

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Tim Maurer Assumes Senior Counselor Post at DHS

Tim Maurer

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has appointed Tim Maurer, the former director for the Cyber Policy Initiative at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to serve as senior counselor for cybersecurity to Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and a first time 2021 Wash100 Award winner. 

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Sens. Jack Reed, Jim Inhofe Announce Senate Armed Services Committee Subpanel Assignments

Capitol Hill

Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Chairman Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., ranking member of the Senate panel, have announced the leaders and members of seven SASC subcommittees for the 117th Congress. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., will chair the 12-member subcommittee on airland responsible for Army and Air Force planning and operations policy and programs.

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USAF’s Brig. Gens. Steven Behmer, Jason Lindsey to Lead F-35 Integration, Presidential Airlift

U.S. Air Force

Brig. Gens. Steven Behmer and Jason Lindsey will receive the assignment to become the U.S. Air Force's director of F-35 integration and program executive officer for presidential and executive airlift, respectively. Behmer, who currently leads Air Combat Command's 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, will transfer to USAF's headquarters in Washington, D.C., for his new role. 

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Brad Bunn to Assume Vice Director Role at DLA

Brad Bunn

Brad Bunn, director at the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) human resources unit, will succeed Mike Scott as vice director. Bunn will lead and oversee the agency's operations, strategic planning and resource management functions. DLA Director and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic said Bunn will bring his knowledge of the agency's mission, logistics, business and financial operations to his new capacity.

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