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Dana Deasy Initiates Steps to Transfer Pentagon’s Chief Data Officer to CIO Office

Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, issued a memo detailing plans for the transfer of the chief data officer to the CIO office in compliance with the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, Federal News Network reported Tuesday.

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US Space Force’s Counterpart in Japan to Start in April

Japan is establishing its own space force as part of the country’s air force, The National Insterest reported Tuesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the new space domain mission unit will begin operations in April as part of the country’s air self-defense force and would collaborate with the U.S. Space Force.

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DSCA Unveils Certification Program for Security Cooperation Personnel; Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper Quoted

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has introduced a program to certify military and civilian personnel who aim to help the Department of Defense build partnerships and strengthen alliances. ''We are proud to elevate security cooperation as a profession through the new Security Cooperation Workforce Certification Program,'' said  Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, director of DSCA and a former Wash100 recipient.

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GSA to Advance Ban on Vendors With Ties to Chinese Tech Firms Via Consolidated Schedule Refresh

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service will include in the initial refresh of its consolidated Multiple Awards Schedule a contracting ban on companies with ties to Chinese technology firms ZTE and Huawei through the supply chain, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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