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Gen. Paul Nakasone Assumes Leadership of Cybercom, NSA

U.S. Army Gen. Paul Nakasone has succeeded U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Rogers as commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency. Nakasone, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, previously commanded the Army Cyber Command and led Cybercom’s Joint Task Force-ARES in efforts to counter cyber activities of the Islamic State militant group, …

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Small UAS Tech Supports Training Exercises at Fort Irwin

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin currently holds training exercises to evaluate a small unmanned aerial vehicle that will work to gather intelligence on adversaries for cyber operators and military intelligence personnel. The U.S. Army Cyber Command said Friday Maj. Deonand Singh, operations officer for the 781st military intelligence battalion at Fort Meade, noted that the …

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Army Conducts Mosquito Surveillance to Monitor for Zika Virus

The U.S. Army has begun to monitor mosquitoes at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland to check for mosquito-borne diseases such as the Zika virus. The service branch said Monday APG houses seven test sites for health officials to collect mosquitoes once a week, classify females based on species and ship the insects to Public Health Command-Atlantic at Fort …

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New NSA Data Center to Use Wastewater-Based Coolant

The National Security Agency will be using the treated wastewater of Howard County, Md. to cool systems inside the agency’s new data center at Fort Meade, the Baltimore Sun reported Dec. 31. Matthew Hay Brown writes the NSA plans to invest $40 million to build a pumping station and pay …

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Army Interested in New Office Close to Fort Meade

The U.S. Army wants a 165,000-square-foot property located near Fort Meade, Md. for a new office building, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Kevin Litten writes the Army wants 125,00o to 165,000 more square feet of space within 10 miles of Fort Meade. Litten writes there are no existing vacant buildings …

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Profile: Lt. Gen. John Davis, Cybercom Deputy Commander

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Jon Davis serves as deputy commander of Fort Meade, Md.-based U.S. Cyber Command, having been appointed to this position as of June 2012. Davis previously served at Fort Meade from 2006 to 2008 as deputy commander of the joint functional component command for network warfare. Prior …

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