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Former Deloitte Exec Raj Iyer Joins Army as CIO

Raj Iyer

Raj Iyer, formerly a managing director in the government and public services practice at Deloitte Consulting, has been named as the U.S. Army's first civilian chief information officer. Iyer assumes his new position after the separation of the Army's CIO/G-6 organization into two functions as part of efforts to address multidomain operational requirements across the information technology and cyber domains.

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Gen. John Hyten to Step Down as Joint Chiefs Vice Chair in 2021

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, is slated to retire from his role in late 2021. Hyten, whose two-year term will expire on Nov. 21, 2021, will not seek renomination for the post, according to his spokesperson Maj. Trisha Guillebeau.

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Byron Adkins Joins DOI as Interior Business Center Director

Byron Adkins

Byron Adkins Jr., a 17-year military and public service veteran, has been appointed to lead a Department of the Interior (DOC) center that provides human resources, procurement and financial management support to agencies. He will also supervise more than 900 personnel tasked with providing business support services to customer agencies.

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Experienced CIO Chris Chilbert Moves From HHS to Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

Chris Chilbert

Chris Chilbert, chief information officer of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) inspector general office, will step down from his role to join the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau as CIO, succeeding Donna Roy. Chilbert's departure from HHS ends a five-year tenure with the department's IG office where he prioritized cloud migration and network modernization.

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William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator

William Bookless

William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. Bookless brings more than 35 years of nuclear security experience to the role. He spent more than three decades at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. 

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Rob Lewis to Lead Interior Department’s Cybersecurity Operations

Interior Department

Rob Lewis, a cyber expert with the Department of the Interior, has been appointed to serve as chief of the agency's cybersecurity operations branch, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Monday. He most recently served as the ISSO/ASOC deputy operations manager for the Interior Department. He most recently served as the ISSO/ASOC deputy operations manager for the Interior Department.

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Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner Now Senate-Confirmed for DISA Leadership Role

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner has received Senate confirmation to lead the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as director, succeeding Vice Adm. Nancy Norton. He will rank up to lieutenant general for the role through which he will lead efforts to protect the Department of Defense's (DoD) enterprise infrastructure and operate joint command-and-control functions.

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