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Ashton Carter Announces New Members of Defense Innovation Board

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has announced the three new members of a board that will work to facilitate a “culture of innovation” in the areas of technology, people and operations across the Defense Department, DoD News reported Friday. Carter told Defense One Tech Summit attendees in Washington that retired Navy Adm. William …

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William McRaven: Special Operations Command Seeks Global Teams

Navy Adm. William McRaven, U.S. Special Operations Command chief, said Tuesday the command wants to forge global partnerships as part of a strategy to help train foreign warfighters, Military.com reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes McRaven told special operators and defense industry leaders during a conference in Tampa, Fla. that forces …

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Garry Reid: Special Ops Lead Seeking More Control of Deployed Forces

U.S. Special Operations Commander Adm. William McRaven wants to have more control over commandos once they are outside of the U.S. and in deployed theaters, Defense News reports. Garry Reid, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for special operations and low-intensity conflict, told an audience at the Defense Strategies Institute last …

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