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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mark Sopp, EVP and CFO of KBR, His Third Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mark Sopp, executive vice president and chief financial officer of KBR’s Government Services business, with his third Wash100 Award. Sopp was also a Wash100 Award recipient in 2015 and 2017.

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Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy nominated to lead Northcom, NORAD

President Trump has nominated U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy to be commander of the U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The Defense Department said TuesdayO’Shaughnessy currently leads the Pacific Air Forces and serves as air component commander at the U.S. Pacific Command and executive director of the Pacific Air …

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Gen. Lori Robinson: Northcom Aims to Help Address Security Issues in Central America Via Partnerships

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of the U.S. Northern Command, has said the U.S. military looks for ways to increase collaboration with partners in Mexico and other Central American countries to address security issues in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Robinson told audience at the Central America Security Conference held …

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MDA Completes Ground Test of Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Pacific Command and the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense have conducted a ground test of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. MDA said Monday the 12-day test dubbed GTD-06 Part 2 involved simulated threat scenarios to assess how BMDS will react during an actual attack. GTD-06 …

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Former Northcom, NORAD Leader Bill Gortney Retires From Navy

Adm. Bill Gortney, former commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, has officially retired from his 39-year military service. The U.S. Navy said Tuesday a ceremony was held aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington for Gortney, who recorded more than 5,300 flight hours and completed 1,265 carrier-arrested …

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Gen. Lori Robinson Takes Leadership Posts for Northern & NORAD Commands

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson has succeeded Navy Adm. Bill Gortney as head of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, DoD News reported Friday. Robinson told attendees of the change-of-command ceremony at Peterson that partnerships with joint, interagency and multinational organizations support NORAD and Northcom as …

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Northcom, NORAD Nominee Lori Robinson to Push for Increased Natl Security Partnerships

Lori Robinson, an Air Force general who has been nominated to lead both the U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, addressed national security challenges at her nomination hearing Thursday, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Robinson told the Senate Armed Services Committee that she will aim to increase the commands’ …

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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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