Tag Archives: Operation Enduring Freedom

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee Joins DISA as Individual Mobilization Augmentee

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, formerly deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Army, has been appointed individual mobilization augmentee to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Yee managed the Army's security and modernization initiatives under his previous role and served as the director of operations and architecture and led cybersecurity and information assurance at the service branch's headquarters.

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Forge.AI and In-Q-Tel Announce Strategic Investment Agreement; LTG John Mulholland Added as Advisor

Forge.AI, an artificial intelligence company that transforms the world's unstructured information into structured machine ready data, announced on Wednesday that the company has formed a strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). ForgeAI also announced that Lieutenant General John Mulholland to the company’s its board of advisors.

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Navy Decommissions USS Ponce Afloat Forward Staging Base

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned its afloat forward staging base USS Ponce after more than 46 years of naval service. The military branch said Saturday it commissioned USS Ponce in 1971 as the final amphibious transport dock ship of the Austin class and refurbished the vessel into an AFSB platform in 2012 to support various …

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Rear Adm. Nancy Norton Named DISA Vice Director

Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, former U.S. Navy director of warfare integration for information warfare, has been named vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. DISA said Norton will help manage the agency’s more than 8,000 personnel and $11 billion annual budget in her new position. Norton noted her top priorities …

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Senate Confirms Ryan McCarthy as Army Undersecretary

Ryan McCarthy, former vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 sustainment program, has been confirmed as undersecretary of the U.S. Army. The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to confirm McCarthy’s nomination, which was announced by the White House in June, the Army said Thursday. McCarthy will succeed Karl Schneider and oversee the Army’s budget, …

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Rear Adm. Dale Horan Takes Command of Carrier Strike Group 8

Rear Adm. Dale Horan, formerly Joint Staff deputy director for operations (J3) at the Pentagon, has officially taken command of Carrier Strike Group 8 during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. The U.S. Navy said Friday Horan will be responsible for CSG 8’s eight ships and one …

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