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Mark Esper Announces Pentagon’s Plan for Troop Drawdown in Germany; Gen. John Hyten Quoted

Mark Esper

Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, announced that DoD intends to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany in support of U.S. European Command’s plans to reposition those personnel to other locations in line with the implementation of the National Defense Strategy.

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Accenture Acquires Maihiro to Improve SAP-Based Customer Experience; Bhaskar Ghosh, Bernd Hesse Quoted

Accenture announced on Tuesday that Maihiro, a leading provider of SAP-based customer experience (CX) and customer relationship management (CRM), has been acquired for an undisclosed amount to improve the company’s customer relations worldwide. 

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Army Aviation & Missile Directorate Studies on Rotorcraft Tech for U.S.-Germany Partnership

The Aviation and Missile Center within the U.S. Army's Combat Capabilities Development Command is pursuing rotorcraft research under a U.S.-Germany partnership that began in 1979, Dvids Hub reported Monday. The center's Aviation Development Directorate is among five primary teams to investigate on rotorcraft applications for the U.S. German Project Agreement on Advanced Technologies effort.

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New Batch Graduates From Marshall Center Transnational Cybersecurity Program

The George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies, a German-American security training partnership, has released a new batch of 72 professionals who have completed a cybersecurity policy program. The graduates, who came from 52 countries, trained with a number of U.S. agencies on internet governance, online freedom, international cyber policy, public-private partnerships and other matters related to cyber regulation, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Navy Assigns Patrick Piercey Chief of Staff at U.S. European Command

The U.S. Navy has assigned Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, currently director of operations with the U.S. Pacific Command, to serve with the U.S. European Command as chief of staff. With this assignment, Piercey will be transferred from Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii, to Stuttgart, Germany, the Defense Department said Friday. He began his military service in 1985 upon graduating from …

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NATO to Form New Commands for Maritime Security, Logistics

NATO has cleared plans to establish two new commands in an effort to optimize maritime security, logistics and military mobility, DoD News reported Wednesday. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters that the organization will form a joint force command for the Atlantic to help secure sea-based communication lines between North America and …

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U.S. Navy and NATO Ships Participate at Formidable Shield Exercise

The U.S. Navy and naval forces from seven other NATO member countries have engaged in an integrated air and missile defense scenario Saturday as part of the Formidable Shield 2017 exercise. Warships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, UK and U.S. defended against a ballistic missile and three anti-ship cruise missiles during …

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