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New Commission Established to Recommend on National Cyber Policy, Strategy

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., will co-chair a commission intended to assess and address the cyber threats facing the country. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission consists of 14 members working to build cyber policy on recommendations, hearings, intelligence and homeland security discussions, King's office said Thursday. The group's establishment stems from the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

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Rep. Jim Langevin, Former Congressman Patrick Murphy Named to Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and former congressman Patrick Murphy, D.-Fla., have been inducted into the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. The new commission will work to build a response strategy to address growing threats in cyberspace, the office of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Tuesday.

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Patrick Murphy Speaks at Army War College Forum

Patrick Murphy, undersecretary and acting secretary of the U.S. Army, discussed the service branch’s priorities with a group of students, staff and faculty members at the Army War College in Pennsylvania during a forum held May 6 in the school’s Bliss Hall auditorium. He told his audience that commissioned Army officers face a new …

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US Army Delays Airborne Brigade Conversion Plan

The U.S. Army has paused its plan to convert the airborne brigade combat team in the Pacific into a smaller task force in an effort to help address global threats, Army Times reported Tuesday. Michelle Tan writes the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based in Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, …

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Eric Fanning Resigns as Acting Army Secretary

Eric Fanning is set to resign as acting Army secretary while the Senate Armed Services Committee has yet to hold a confirmation hearing for his nomination to the post, Defense News reported Monday. Aaron Mehta and Joe Gould write that Fanning was nominated to succeed John McHugh, who departed his post …

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Obama to Sign ‘Improper Payments’ Bill to Reduce Wasteful Spending

President Barack Obama will today sign the Improper Payment Elimination Act, which will require federal agencies to redouble their efforts to identify and recover billions of dollars lost every year to wasteful spending. According to the White House, improper payments — including checks issued to the wrong recipients, or recipients …

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