Tag Archives: Paul Selva

Obama Vows Continuity of Leadership in Transition Period

President Barack Obama has assured the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and military commanders that there would be continuity of leadership during during the U.S. government’s transition to a new administration, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Kristina Wong writes Obama made the statement in his last meeting with U.S. Marine Corps Gen. …

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Pentagon Officials Recognize DoD Staff, Military Organizations at Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, recognized several Defense Department personnel and military organizations during the Defense Acquisition Workforce awards held Thursday in Virginia, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes Kendall discussed at the event DoD’s efforts to develop data-driven procurement policies as part of the Better …

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Breaking Defense: Frank Kendall Forms New Electronic Warfare Office

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics and co-chair of the executive committee on electronic warfare, has created a new EW office within that committee, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes Kendall also picked a Senior Executive Service official to lead the newly created office. Jay …

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Robert Work, Paul Selva: Wargaming to Help DoD Meet Future Security Needs

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has reiterated that a revitalization of the Defense Department‘s wargaming program will facilitate new ideas and technologies that address the changing security environment, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Work and Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have indicated in a War …

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Ashton Carter: Service Branches Open All Positions to Women From January

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said women who meet designated standards will be allowed to fill any military position or occupation by January 2016, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Carter made the announcement through a memorandum issued to military departments’ secretaries and service chiefs. “They’ll be allowed to drive tanks, fire mortars and …

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