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Trump to Appoint Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as DoD Secretary

James Mattis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the Defense Department, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Dan Lamothe writes Trump announced his plan to appoint Mattis during a post-election rally Thursday in Cincinnati. The appointment of Mattis, who retired in 2013 …

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Gen. John Paxton Retires as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

Marine Corps Gen. John Paxton Jr. has retired from his position as assistant commandant of the service branch after 42 years in military service. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Robert Neller, Marine Corps commandant, attended a ceremony Thursday at the Marine Barracks Washington to recognize Paxton’s accomplishments during his military …

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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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Vice Adm. Thomas Moore Takes NAVSEA Command Post

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, former program executive officer for aircraft carriers, took on the role of chief of the Naval Sea Systems Command during a ceremony held Friday at the Washington Naval Yard. The Navy reported Friday Moore succeeds Vice Adm. William Hilarides, who has retired after a 39-year military career. President Barack Obama …

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Air Force Times: Frank Gorenc to Step Down as USAFE Commander

Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, will retire from his current role by September, Air Force Times reported Sunday. Oriana Pawlyk writes that the service branch has not yet named a successor to the 37-year Air Force veteran. Gorenc has held several roles with the Air Combat Command, Air …

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Fedscoop: William Lay to Depart Role as State Dept CISO

William Lay will retire from the State Department as deputy chief information officer for information assurance and chief information security officer, Fedscoop reported Friday. Shaun Waterman writes Lay will leave the department on May 27 and has held the roles since September 2012. Lay previously served as the CIO/G6 for the U.S. Army’s …

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NASA Science Mission Directorate Assoc. Administrator John Grunsfeld to Retire in April

John Grunsfeld, associate administrator of NASA‘s science mission directorate, will retire from his post by the end of April. The four-decade space agency veteran has managed over 100 space missions, including the Curiosity Mars rover landing, New Horizons Pluto flyby and the Deep Space Climate Observatory, Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 and Global Precipitation Measurement programs, …

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