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DLA Officials Meet to Discuss Collaboration-Driven Modernization

Rear Adm. Kevin Jones, commanding officer of the Defense Logistics Agency's distribution arm, talked with other DLA officials about modernization efforts. The meeting also included the presence of Adarryl Roberts, program executive officer for DLA information operations, who oversees major efforts on automated information technology systems, DLA said Wednesday.

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DoD to Refine Medical Facility Operations; Tom McCaffery Quoted

Department of Defense seeks to refine the structure of medical treatment facilities across the military for boosted readiness and improved clinical training. A report, titled "Restructuring and Realignment of Military Medical Treatment Facilities," features plans to restructure 50 of these sites across the globe, the Military Health System said Wednesday.

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Labor Dept Allots About $100M for Industrial Apprenticeships

The Department of Labor is investing almost $100M in grants under a public-private apprenticeship program for multiple industries. The program, known as "Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap," would support 28 apprenticeships in a range of industries such as information technology, health care and manufacturing, DOL said Tuesday.

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Navy Stands Up New Cyber Dev’t Center

The U.S. Navy's Cyber Warfare Development Group has opened a new center dedicated to the development of naval cyber warfare technologies. The newly established Cyber Foundry features a physical environment, modern processes, resources and expertise in support of cyber technology development, the Navy said Tuesday.

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NSA’s Alexander Gates to Lead Cybersecurity at DOE; Dan Brouillette Quoted

Alexander Gates, a cybersecurity official with the National Security Agency, has been appointed to join the Department of Energy as assistant secretary for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response or CESER, Cyberscoop reported Friday. Gates will succeed Karen Evans who has been in the role since September 2018.

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DARPA Seeks to Use Atmosphere as Geolocation Sensor

The Defense Advanced Projects Agency is pursuing an effort to study the atmosphere's feasibility for use as a geolocation sensor. DARPA said Thursday its Atmosphere as a Sensor or AtmoSense program aims to determine whether the atmosphere can function as a global detector for catastrophes and incidents on or over Earth.

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DHS Allots Over $1B for Fiscal 2020 Public Safety Projects

The Department of Homeland Security is investing almost $1.8B in grants under a new funding opportunity for fiscal year 2020 public safety efforts. The FY 2020 grants support security projects across transportation authorities; local, tribal, territorial and state government bodies; nonprofits and commercial firms, DHS said Friday.

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