U.S. Navy Adm. Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, has been nominated to serve as CNO by President Trump. “I’m honored and deeply humbled by the nomination and look forward to working with Congress during the confirmation process," Moran said in a statement released Thursday.Read More »
Potomac Officers Club Hosting Artificial Intelligence Summit With Keynote Speaker Dana Deasy, CIO at Department of Defense
The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit on Feb. 13 at the Hilton-McLean in McLean, Va. Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense and a 2019 Wash100 winner, will serve as a keynote speaker. On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order to launch the American AI Initiative, which directs federal resources toward the development of artificial intelligence in order to build up economic and national security and improve the quality of life of citizens.Read More »
President Trump has released a new strategy meant to protect the U.S. from evolving terrorist threats.
The White House said Thursday the National Strategy for Counterterrorism centers on identifying terrorism sources, separating terrorists from their support system, modernizing American counterterrorism tools and preventing extremist radicalization and recruitment, among other things.
Josephine Olsen, a more than four-decade social service veteran, has been nominated by President Donald Trump as director of the U.S. Peace Corps. Olsen is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and has been a visiting professor at the university’s School of Social Work and a …Read More »
The General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget will hold a public meeting on Jan. 9 in Washington to discuss with industry a provision in the fiscal 2018 defense policy bill about the use of commercial online platforms for procurement processes. GSA said in a Federal Register …Read More »
The Washington Post would say that “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” Others–in house, in congress, in forum–would beg to differ. Congressman Will Hurd (R-), who represents the 23rd District of Texas, aims to repaint the administration-landscape, in the hopes that the bipartisan issues standing on the steps of Capitol Hill are …Read More »
President Donald Trump has said he plans to increase spending on the country’s missile defense efforts in response to North Korea’s increasing nuclear threats, Washington Examiner reported Friday. “We’re going to be increasing the anti-missile by a substantial number of billions,” Trump told reporters Thursday. The White House’s fiscal 2018 …Read More »
House Republicans released a 10-year budget plan Tuesday morning that dramatically increases military spending while cutting Medicare and benefit programs like food stamps. The GOP budget, authored by Budget Chairman Diane Black (R-Tenn.) promises to balance the budget within 10 years by way of sweeping reforms and cuts to several mandatory auto-pilot spending …Read More »
A bipartisan group that represents policy experts has called on Congress to approve a new round of base realignments and closures, or BRAC, as a way to help the Defense Department eliminate unneeded military facilities and save money, Military.com reported Tuesday. The Project on Government Oversight told members of the …Read More »