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Persistent Systems Awarded Army Contract

July 28, 2014

Persistent Systems LLC, New York, was awarded a $49 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, incrementally funded contract for the Program Manager for Special Programs office for analysis and support, research and development, procurement and production, sustainment and training. The Army Contracting Command, Natick, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (W911QY-14-D-0016).

Burns to Lead Cloud Services Division of Agile Defense Incorporated

July 29, 2014

Agile Defense Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, announced Brian Burns will lead the Cloud Services division.    

Nelson Assigned to Headquarters U.S. European Command

July 29, 2014

Brig. Gen. Paul D. Nelson, USAF, has been assigned as director of intelligence, Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany.

Jackson Assigned to Navy Region Southeast

July 29, 2014

Capt. Mary M. Jackson, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Navy Region Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida.

Bansemer Assigned to Central Security Service

July 29, 2014

Brig. Gen. John D. Bansemer, USAF, has been assigned as deputy chief, Central Security Service, National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Horan Assigned to J-3, Joint Staff

July 29, 2014

Capt. Dale E. Horan, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director for Operations, National Joint Operations Intelligence Center, Operations Team Five, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. 

AFCEA Leadership Series: Good Leaders Never Stop Learning

July 24, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

It’s not just superiors who can impart knowledge that makes young military officers good leaders. Skippers glean knowledge too from peers and subordinates, says Vice Adm. Doug Crowder, USN (Ret.).

Ocean Drone Collects Data During Typhoon Rammasun

July 23, 2014
By Cyndy Hogan

An ocean drone collected and transmitted weather data during one of Asia’s biggest typhoons this month. This information will allow scientists to better predict intensities of typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes with the goal of saving lives and minimizing property damage.

Microsoft Names Kelly Senior Director for the U.S. Army

July 24, 2014

Microsoft, Washington, D.C., has named Jim Kelly senior director for the U.S. Army.

Vechery Assigned to Headquarters U.S. Africa Command

July 24, 2014

Brig. Gen. James C. Vechery, USAF, has been assigned as director for logistics, Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.


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