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Mark Sirangelo Succeeds Eric Schmidt as Defense Innovation Board Chair

Mark Sirangelo

Mark Sirangelo, entrepreneur scholar in residence at the University of Colorado, has succeeded Eric Schmidt as chairman of the Defense Innovation Board (DIB). The report noted that DIB named Drew Endy, a professor at Stanford University and president of BioBricks Foundation, to the board. 

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President Trump Eyes Nomination of Matthew Shipley as DoD Asst Secretary

Matthew Shipley

President Trump plans to nominate Matthew Shipley, a two-decade U.S. Navy veteran, to serve as assistant secretary for readiness at the Department of Defense (DoD). Shipley manages and develops policies for the U.S. military in his current role as deputy assistant secretary for force readiness at DoD. 

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Vice Adm. Ross Myers to Lead Navy’s Fleet Cyber; Gen. Paul Nakasone Quoted

Vice Adm. Ross Myers

Vice Adm. Ross Myers, former deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), has been assigned to lead Fleet Cyber, a command tasked to administer the U.S. Navy's information and cyber activities. Myers leaves his USCYBERCOM post to Maj. Gen. Charles Moore who also received a promotion to lieutenant general. 

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Richard Carrizzo Appointed Vice Chair at FirstNet Board

Richard Carrizzo

Richard Carrizzo, fire chief at the Southern Platte Fire Protection District, has been named vice-chair of the First Responder Network (FirstNet) Authority's board. FirstNet said Wednesday the 35-year fire and emergency services veteran joined the board in 2018 and helped the organization grow its coverage within the public safety and fire services communities.

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Justin Johnson Named Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for DoD’s Space Policy

Justin Johnson

Justin Johnson, who is a senior member of the staff for Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, has been appointed to serve as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Space Policy on an acting basis. Johnson succeeds Stephen Kitay who recently stepped down after three years in the role and 18 years in the public sector.

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Perryn Ashmore Temporarily Fills Jose Arrieta’s Role as HHS CIO

Perryn Ashmore

Perryn Ashmore, Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) principal deputy chief information officer, will temporarily succeed Jose Arrieta as the department's acting CIO. The appointment became effective on Friday, following Arrieta's stepping down as CIO, the department said Friday. Arrieta's resignation concluded over 15 years of service at HHS.

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Glenn Dean Named Army Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems

US Army

Col. Glenn Dean III has been tapped to assume the role of program executive officer for ground combat systems at the U.S. Army. Dean currently serves as deputy for acquisition and systems management at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. 

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