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Recovering DOD innovators

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Brian Beachkofski, former commander of the Air Force's Kessel Run; Brian Masters, former director of cloud and AI enablement for Army's XVIII Airborne Corps; Meagan Metzger, CEO and co-founder of Dcode.

Cyber landscape at DIA; What it’s like to be Space Force CSO

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DIA CTO Ramesh Menon; Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond.

Cyber Ready: Modernizing the Department of the Navy's cybersecurity approach

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In an exclusive op-ed, Department of the Navy CIO Aaron Weis shares how he's working to modernize the service's cybersecurity.

Defense Intelligence Agency confronts data access challenges in complex move to the cloud

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The Defense Intelligence Agency is making progress in modernizing the military and intelligence community’s top-secret IT network — the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication System (JWICS) — but it’s currently taking some time to determine the proper and most secure data access points for the envisioned cloud infrastructure underpinning it, the agency’s CIO said on Tuesday. As DIA’s chief information officer, Douglas Cossa is steering that notable revamp of JWICS, a…

Garrett Yee joins GDIT

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General Dynamics Information Technology has appointed Garrett Yee as vice president and general manager of its Army sector, the company announced Monday. Yee retired from the Army in April as a two-star with his most recent assignment as assistant to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which manages a $13 billion IT and cybersecurity portfolio for the Pentagon. Previous roles he held while serving in the military…

Army looks to advanced tech to modernize its medical capabilities in new strategy

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As the Army charts a course to modernize its force by 2035 with a focus on multi-domain operations, the service is also looking to fundamentally transform its medical capabilities to take advantage of and move at the pace of technological advancements. Army Futures Command on Thursday published the Army Medical Modernization Strategy to guide the service’s transformation into a “semi-autonomous, integrated, networked capability” that will support the future of conflict…

New acquisition exec for US military space programs to tackle 'disconnect' between satellites, ground systems

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Integrating the nation’s space architecture into other warfighting domains and improving connections between ground-based and space-based systems are among the top priorities for America’s first military space-focused acquisition executive in his early days on the job. Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition Frank Calvelli detailed those initial aims on Friday during his first public speaking engagement in this brand-new position, in which he will help set the…