Tag Archives: Strategic Choices and Management Review

Christine Fox Appointed Acting Deputy Defense Secretary

Christine Fox, former director of the Defense Department‘s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office, has been appointed acting deputy defense secretary as the Pentagon continues to search for an individual to fill the role on a full-time basis, Foreign Policy reported Tuesday. Gordon Lubold writes the process of identifying Ash Carter’s …

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Michael Basla: Air Force Mulls CIO, ISR Office Reorganization

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Basla said Tuesday the branch’s top leaders are considering whether to integrate the functions of the chief information officer’s ISR offices, FCW reported Tuesday. Amber Corrin writes the move is one of several reorganizations being discussed as the military works to implement guidance outlined in the …

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Ashton Carter Seeks Flexibility, Time to Cope With Defense Cuts

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has stressed that the Pentagon needs “flexibility and time” to manage its financial resources in line with the government’s targets for the next 10 years, Reuters reported Thursday. David Alexander writes the senior DoD official’s comments on Thursday came as he briefed the Armed Services …

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Chuck Hagel to Outline Pentagon’s Action Plan for Sequestration

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is to hold a press conference regarding ways in which the Pentagon can cope with the government’s sequestration efforts within a decade, Defense One reported Wednesday. Stephanie Gaskell writes a defense official said Hagel intends to discuss three actions his department could take, two of which …

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