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James Mattis Named Davies Family Distinguished Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution

James Mattis, former secretary of the Department of Defense and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been named Davies Family Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, effective May 1. Mattis plans to focus his research on domestic and international security policy and participate in military and national security-related programs and events at Hoover sites in California and Washington, D.C., the institution said Tuesday.

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Trump to Appoint Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as DoD Secretary

James Mattis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the Defense Department, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Dan Lamothe writes Trump announced his plan to appoint Mattis during a post-election rally Thursday in Cincinnati. The appointment of Mattis, who retired in 2013 …

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Ashton Carter: Cyber Tech, Automation, Biological Research Essential for DoD Missions

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said automated systems, cyber technology and biological research efforts are necessary to keep the Defense Department moving forward, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes Carter told audience at a Hoover Institution event held Monday in Washington he believes the U.S. military can accomplish its goals through innovation. “The …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: IT Pros Can Help Protect the US at NSA

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, told an audience at Stanford University this week that information technology professionals can help protect the country if they work at the agency, USA Today reported Monday. Elizabeth Weise writes that the agency aims to keep pace with the developments in Silicon Valley, such as the sourcing …

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Ret. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis Joins Hoover Institution

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has joined the Hoover Institution as a full-time Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, where he will focus on national security and foreign policy issues. The nearly four-decade military veteran most recently served as commanding general of U.S. Central Command, where he led the wars …

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