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Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner Takes Helm Over DISA, DOD Information Network

Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton has turned over her leadership over the Department of Defense Information Network and the Defense Information Systems Agency to Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner. Skinner is now DISA director and commander of Joint Force Headquarters – DODIN, following a turnover ceremony that took place Friday at Fort George G. Meade, DISA said the same day.

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Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner Now Senate-Confirmed for DISA Leadership Role

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner has received Senate confirmation to lead the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as director, succeeding Vice Adm. Nancy Norton. He will rank up to lieutenant general for the role through which he will lead efforts to protect the Department of Defense's (DoD) enterprise infrastructure and operate joint command-and-control functions.

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Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Kruse Named Senior Military Adviser of National Intelligence Director

Jeffrey Kruse

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Kruse of the U.S. Air Force has been appointed to serve as the military adviser for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He will advise the director of national intelligence on defense matters relevant to the intelligence community.

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Joint INDOPACOM Exercise Last Year Used New Simulation Tech

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U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) used a modern simulation tool to administer a wargame exercise that took place in August 2019. USINDOPACOM leveraged the Standard Wargame Integration Facilitation Toolkit to conduct the Joint Forces Energy Wargame (JFEW) and perform associated analyses.

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Military Tests DARPA-Made Geopolitical Event Analysis Tools

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's new event analysis tool underwent testing with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command in December. DARPA said Thursday its Collection and Monitoring via Planning for Active Situational Scenarios or COMPASS toolset works to help the military determine whether a geopolitical event connects to an adversarial strategy.

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Brig. Gen. Paul Fredenburgh Assigned as Joint Force HQ Deputy Commander

The U.S. Army assigned Brig. Gen. Paul Fredenburgh to serve as deputy commander of the Joint Force Headquarters–Department of Defense Information Networks. Fredenburgh, who currently serves as director of command, control, communications and cyber at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's Camp Smith, will move to Fort Meade, Md. for his new role, DoD said Tuesday.

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