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Report: Obama Nominates Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves as Next MDA Director

President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, to serve as the next director of MDA, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes Greaves, if confirmed, will succeed U.S. Navy Vice Adm. James Syring. Greaves currently serves as commander of …

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NGA, NRO Establish Joint Activity to Explore Commercial GEOINT Tools for Intell Community

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office have created a joint activity to help both agencies identify and access emerging commercial geospatial intelligence tools. NGA said Friday the Commercial GEOINT Activity is scheduled to begin operations by Sept. 30 and will work to develop strategies to integrate platforms that NGA and NRO can use. “The …

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USAF Vet Robert Brock Named 1st Director for UAS in Kansas

Robert Brock, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, has joined the Kansas Transportation Department as that agency’s first unmanned aircraft systems director, The Wichita Eagle reported Tuesday. Jerry Siebenmark writes the 22-year Air Force veteran previously held responsibilities for intelligence and special operations units that use drones. Brock will work to …

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Senate Approves Lisa Disbrow as Air Force Undersecretary

Lisa Disbrow, formerly comptroller and assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force for financial management, has received Senate confirmation as the service branch’s new undersecretary, the Air Force reported Tuesday. Disbrow will also co-chair the Air Force Council and will be in charge of the Air Force’s $120 billion annual …

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NARA’s John Fitzpatrick Joins National Security Council as Info Security Mgmt Senior Director

John Fitzpatrick, formerly director of the information security oversight office at the National Archives and Records Administration, has been named senior director for records access and information security management at the White House’s National Security Council, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Aaron Boyd writes Fitzpatrick will lead the National Industrial Security …

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Raymond Cook Appointed Intell Community CIO

Raymond Cook, director of mission operations at the National Reconnaissance Office and also head of the CIA‘s space reconnaissance office, has been appointed chief information officer of the Intelligence Community. Cook succeeds former IC CIO Al Tarasiuk more than two months after the latter retired from government service. Cook will work on the Intelligence Community …

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