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Report: Trump to Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as Chief of Naval Operations

resident Trump will nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, to serve as the next chief of naval operations, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. A U.S. official said the president approved Gilday’s nomination for the post during a meeting with Navy officials at the White House on Wednesday.

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Report: Vice Adm. Michael Gilday Among Top Candidates for CNO Role

Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, has emerged as one of the top contenders for the role of chief of naval operations, Defense News reported Tuesday. Sources said Gilday would bring his experience in cyber warfare to the role if he were to be nominated and confirmed. He is former head of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and 10th Fleet.

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Report: Mark Morgan to Become Interim CBP Commissioner

Mark Morgan, acting director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will assume the role of acting commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Sources said Morgan will succeed John Sanders, who will step down from his role at CBP on July 5.

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Derek Tournear Named Acting Director at Space Dev’t Agency

Derek Tournear, formerly assistant director for space at the Department of Defense, has been named acting director of the Space Development Agency, Air Force Magazine reported Tuesday. Tournear will manage the agency's research and engineering framework to address potential DoD space architecture concerns under his new capacity.

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Dana Deasy to Receive Official Presidential Nomination for Pentagon CIO Role

President Trump officially announced in a White House release Tuesday his intent to nominate Dana Deasy to become the chief information officer role with the Department of Defense. Deasy has served as DoD CIO since May 2018 and the White House’s move comes in compliance with a requirement in the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which took effect in January, Fedscoop reported

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Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee Joins DISA as Individual Mobilization Augmentee

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, formerly deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Army, has been appointed individual mobilization augmentee to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Yee managed the Army's security and modernization initiatives under his previous role and served as the director of operations and architecture and led cybersecurity and information assurance at the service branch's headquarters.

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Gen. William Hartman to Lead Cyber National Mission Force as Commander

Brig. Gen. William Hartman, deputy commanding general at Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, has been appointed commander at the Cyber National Mission Force. Hartman entered the U.S. Army in 1989 and served as a military intelligence officer, an infantry and and a cyberspace officer at the service branch, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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