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Army Kicks Off ‘Ultra-Light’ Camouflage Prototyping Competition

The U.S. Army has kicked off a competitive program for industry participants to prototype a system to help increase the performance of military personnel and equipment. Increment 1 of the Ultra-Lightweight Camouflage Net System will be designed to offer multispectral protection against sensor threats and replace camouflage variants that were developed in the …

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Casey Wardynski Nominated Army Assistant Secretary for Manpower, Reserve Affairs

President Donald Trump has nominated Casey Wardynski, CEO of entertainment technology company FISH Technologies, as assistant secretary at the U.S. Army for manpower and reserve affairs. The White House said Monday Wardynski will succeed Debra Wada if the Senate confirms his nomination. The position entails oversight of military, civilian and contractor performance, force structure …

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DISA Launches Electronic App for Federal Background Checks; Raju Shah Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced an electronic application designed to help federal security clearance applicants submit applications for background investigations. DISA said Friday the National Background Investigation Services’ program office implemented eApp, which is meant to replace the current Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing system. Raju Shah, program manager of NBIS, said the organization …

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Maj. Gen. Christopher Bentley Named Next JIDO Director

Maj. Gen. Christopher Bentley, senior adviser to the Ministry of Defense for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, will succeed Lt. Gen. Michael Shields as director of the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization. The Defense Department said Friday the U.S. Army chief of staff announced the assignment of Bentley, who …

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Air Force Cyber Mission Teams Achieve Operational Status

The U.S. Air Force’s Cyber Mission Force teams reached full operational status Friday ahead of the U.S. Cyber Command deadline, slated for Sept. 30. CYBERCOM declared the status for the 39 teams after reviewing Air Forces Cyber’s assessment of personnel performance, the service branch said Thursday. The assessment involved the …

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Trump Considers Rep. Brian Mast for VA Secretary Post

Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., has emerged as one of the potential frontrunners to succeed David Shulkin as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Associated Press reported Thursday. The Trump administration has begun to consider other candidates after Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, decided to withdraw his name …

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