Tag Archives: Joint Chiefs of Staff

Lt. Gen. Glen VanHerck Nominated as Northcom, Norad Commander

Glen VanHerck

President Trump has nominated U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Glen VanHerck, director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to lead the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). VanHerck will receive the rank of general upon his confirmation for the role, the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Scott McIntyre Secures First Place in 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Scott McIntyre

After a four month battle amongst the most notable leaders of consequence, the seventh annual Wash100 Popular Vote Rankings closed on June 1st, and the winner of the 2020 Wash100 Award has been announced. Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse, secured his spot in first place in the rankings, climbing over 90 spots from his previous ranking in the 2019 Wash100 Award.  

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Gen. Mark Milley Makes Significant Progress in Wash100 Popular Rankings; 10 Days Left to Cast Your Vote

Gen. Mark Milley

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is making significant headway in the Wash100 Popular Vote Rankings, as voting draws to a close on June 1st. Climbing three spots since last week, Milley’s momentous progress shows just how important your vote is for these executives of consequence. Cast your vote before June 1st to have your voice heard!

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Brig. Gen. Steven Whitney to Lead Space Programs in Air Force Acquisition Office

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Brig. Gen. Steven Whitney, executive director of operational support in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, has been assigned to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Acquisition as director of space programs.

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DoD OIG Evaluates Pentagon Components’ Cyber Vulnerability Mitigation Measures in Follow-up Audit

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The Department of Defense's office of the inspector general has found in its follow-up audit that DoD components failed to mitigate cyber vulnerabilities in a consistent manner because they were not able to evaluate the impact of such vulnerabilities on their mission.

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Needs to Speed Up Reforms in Space, Data, Software Development

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 award recipient, said the Department of Defense needs to accelerate its modernization and reform efforts to maintain its deterrence advantage, DoD News reported Wednesday.

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Gen. Mark Milley: Collaborative Commitment Key for NATO Allies to Maintain Regional Peace

U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, has said NATO member countries should remain committed to collaboration and avoid complacency to help preserve regional peace and stability, DoD News reported Tuesday.

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Must Accelerate Pace in Power Competition

U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Department of Defense needs to be more responsive with regard to the power competition with Russia and China, DoD News reported Friday. Hyten said the military has to overcome the pace with its competitors and outrun them, especially considering China's speedy development.

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