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Dr. Scott Goldstein, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer for ENSCO, Receives Two Prestigious Honors

Dr. Scott Goldstein, chief strategy and technology officer of ENSCO, will receive the Warren D. White Award for Excellence in Radar Engineering and will be inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Honor, ENSCO announced on Wednesday.

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DoD: China Acquiring Tech for Military Modernization Through Legal and Illicit Means

The Defense Department said in a recent report that the Chinese government has been pursuing its military modernization goals through legal and illicit means, procuring foreign technology through legal means but also engaging in clandestine operations to gain access to regulated or export-restricted material, the DoD stated in its report to Congress.

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NRL-Led Team of Scientists Wins DoD Innovation Challenge

A U.S. Naval Research Laboratory-led team of scientists has been selected as the winner of the first Defense Department Diplomacy, Development, and Defense Innovation Summit Pitch Challenge. The NRL said Friday that the team included members from the State Department Bureau of Energy Implementation, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Joint Staff Logistics Directorate, U.S. Air Force Air University …

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William Lynn: Sequestration is a ‘Real’ Possibility

Former Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn visited the studio of Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose and confirmed the possibility of sequestration taking place, reports Jack Moore for Federal News Radio. People thought a few months ago that there was no way sequestration would actually happen but that outlook has shifted …

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Panetta, Dempsey Comment on Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearings

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Chuck Hagel is “absolutely” ready to replace him, according to a American Forces Press Service article. During the January 31 confirmation hearing, Panetta said, “I think he’s got good experience with regards to public service. He understands the issues …

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Lt. Gen. John Kelly Nominated to Lead US Southern Command

President Obama nominated Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly as commander of the U.S. Southern Command, according to a Pentagon announcement Friday. If confirmed by the Senate, he would replace U.S. Air Force Gen. Douglas M. Fraser, who has held the position since June 2009. Fraser has not announced …

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Natl. Guard Chief Named Member of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley has been named a statutory member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to a Pentagon announcement. With more than 35 years of military experience, McKinley is chief of the National Guard Bureau, where he is responsible for developing and coordinating programs and policies …

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