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Cybersecurity a Team Sport, Says Navy CIO Robert Carey

A team effort involving the private and public sectors could be the answer to integrating the “best of the best” to provide a balanced risk-management approach to cyber defense, according to Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Carey. “As I step closer to the operational component of the cyber world with …

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Gates, Mullen Stress Commitment to Afghanistan, Pakistan

Conditions on the ground in Afghanistan will determine when, and to what degree, U.S. forces in that country will draw down, according to Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared on TV talk shows yesterday. They …

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal Retires

Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who recently commanded all U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, retired last Friday in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called McChrystal one of America’s greatest warriors and a treasured friend and colleague. “We bid farewell to Stan McChrystal …

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New Center to Help Wounded Warriors Opens in Bethesda

Now Bethesda won’t be famous for its boutiques and bars alone. As of last week, this part of Montgomery County, Md., houses the new National Intrepid Center of Excellence, which will improve the ability of military and civilian healthcare providers to treat traumatic brain injuries and psychological disorders in war …

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Gates, British PM Talk Afghanistan, Iraq, Economy

Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates yesterday met with British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss a range of important issues, including the war in Afghanistan, Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, and the fiscal pressures facing both government, according to Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell. At 43, Cameron is …

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