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AF Col. Scott Jackson Addressed JRSS Common Misperceptions at Armed Forces Symposium

U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Jackson, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Joint Information Environment Solutions Division, addressed common misperceptions regarding DISA’s Joint Regional Security Stacks program. Jackson spoke at the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operation symposium in an effort to address questions about the power of the …

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David Lane to Serve as Director of DHA NCR Medical Directorate

Rear Adm. David Lane, former U.S. Marine Corps medical officer and director of health services, has been appointed as the director for the Defense Health Agency‘s national capital region medical directorate. NCR MD works to exercise authority, direction and control over the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Joint …

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Marine Corps Engineer School Updates Counter-IED Curriculum to Address Troop Readiness Requirements

The U.S. Marine Corps‘ engineer school has developed a new curriculum to train warfighters to counter improvised explosive device threats, Marine Corps Times reported Tuesday. Matthew Schehl writes that USMC looks to provide units with hands-on field training and tailored intelligence based on the geographic area the squads are assigned to, using lessons …

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Terry Halvorsen: DoD, Armed Services Can Meet Windows 10 Migration Deadline

Defense Department Chief Information Offier Terry Halvorsen has said the military and DoD agencies all believe they can meet a January 2017 deadline to transition the Pentagon’s entire network to Windows 10, Fedscoop reported Friday. Halvorsen told reporters the U.S. Navy‘s Next Generation Enterprise Network and the Marine Corps Enterprise Network will …

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Marine Corps Eyes Initial Deployment of Data-Sharing Software Platform

The Marine Corps Systems Command is working to complete the first phase in fielding its Tactical Service Orientated Architecture data-sharing software platform in support of efforts to consolidate various tactical data systems across combat operation centers. The Marine Air-Ground Task Force Command, Control and Communications program management office designed TSOA to serve as a …

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Rear Adm. Colin Chinn Appointed DHA R&D Director

Navy Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, command surgeon of U.S. Pacific Command, has been named director of research and development at the Defense Health Agency, according to a  Defense Department statement published Friday. His appointment to lead DHA’s R&D operations came five months after the agency reached full operational capability as a medical services …

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Northcom, NORAD Chief Bill Gortney IDs Homeland Threats in House Hearing

Navy Adm. William “Bill” Gortney, head of U.S. Northern and North American Aerospace Defense commands, has identified what he views both organizations’ major homeland defense challenges in testimony to House lawmakers Thursday. Gortney told the House Armed Services Committee that the Islamic State militant group, other terrorist organizations and transnational organized crime are among …

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Marines Develop New Comms Tech for Multiple Platform Availability

The U.S. Marine Corps has reached the final stage in the development of a new hardware technology that aims to deliver communications security and availability across multiple platforms. The Marine Corps Systems Command will continue its work on the Secure Communications Controller to support communications between U.S. and foreign military partners as well as between emergency personnel and first …

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