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Don Davidson, Director of Cyber-SCRM Programs at Synopsys, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

Don Davison, director of Cyber-SCRM Programs at Synopsys, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here.

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Peraton Names Robert Cardillo, Former NGA Director, to its Advisory Board; Stu Shea Quoted

Robert Cardillo, former National-Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) director and four-time Wash100 Award winner, has joined Peraton’s advisory board, Peraton announced on Wednesday. Peraton’s Advisory Board provides advice and counsel to the company on its strategic direction.

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Pentagon Swears In Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter took his oath of office Friday as the 25th U.S. defense secretary in a ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Friday. Claudette Roulo writes Carter urged Defense Department personnel to seize new approaches for operation, recruitment, acquisition and technology development during his swearing-in event. “America is …

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John Conger to be Nominated DoD Deputy Comptroller

President Barack Obama is set to nominate John Conger, assistant deputy defense undersecretary for installations and environment, to the deputy comptroller role at the Defense Department. Conger has held his current position since 2009 and concurrently serves as the assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, the White House said Tuesday. …

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Peter Levine Nominated Pentagon Deputy Chief Mgmt Officer

Peter Levine, a former staff director in the Senate Armed Services Committee, has been nominated to serve as the Defense Department‘s next deputy chief management officer, FCW reported Tuesday. Sean Lyngaas writes Levine served on SASC between 1996 and January 2015 and has also worked as a general counsel to …

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US, Japan, South Korea Agree to Exchange Nuclear Threat Intelligence

The U.S. Defense Department has signed an agreement with its South Korean and Japanese counterparts to share information regarding North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats. The trilateral pact calls for a voluntary exchange of classified intelligence among the countries’ defense personnel, the Pentagon said Dec. 28. Japan and South Korea …

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Report: Lawmakers Adjusted Defense Appropriations Before Omnibus Bill Vote

House and Senate committees reworked the defense appropriations portion of the $1.1 trillion government spending package before the bill advanced to the House floor on Thursday, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McCleary and Bradley Peniston estimate that lawmakers added more than $4 billion to the Defense Department‘s requested fiscal 2015 …

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Frank Kendall: Product Lifecycle Cost Must Factor into Military Acquisition Programs

The Defense Department‘s acquisitions chief has said the DoD Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative calls for agency personnel to determine the potential costs of military technologies across their life cycle, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes Frank Kendall — undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics — also believes the agency should …

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