Rear Adm. Charles W. Martoglio, USN, has been nominated for assignment as chief of staff, U.S. European Command, Germany.
Ernest Reith, deputy director of the InnoVision department, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has been named to joint duty status as associate executive assistant director of the FBI's Science and Technology Branch, Washington, D.C.
It happens to everyone. You carefully devise a password that only you can understand or remember, complete with random strings, mixed capitals and a smattering of numerals and special characters. But the catch is that you have a different version for every single site you log into. And with more and more sites asking you to log in, that's more and more passwords.
Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, USA, has been assigned as commanding general/commandant, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
Thomas L. Allen has been assigned as deputy director for force management, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. Carol M. Pottenger, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as deputy chief of staff for capability development, Supreme Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, Virginia.
Malcolm Ross O'Neill has been sworn in as assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Washington, D.C.
General Dynamics Information Technology's VIPS business unit has been awarded a contract with an initial value of $16 million and a maximum value of $84 million to support the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The company will support CMS' Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) program by providing managed services support with both information technology and operational components. RDS operations include application processing, electronic data interchange support, payment and overpayment processing and appeals processing.
The U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon Company an $18.9 million contract to produce LAU-115D/A and LAU-116B/A missile launchers. The launchers are used on Navy F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft to provide structural and electrical interfaces that allow the aircraft to carry and launch missiles.
The U.S. Army Applied Aviation Technology Directorate has awarded Lockheed Martin a $1.5 million contract to continue development of the Kinetic Energy Net (KEN) armor design. KEN is a modular composite armor system developed by Lockheed Martin that is lighter than current aircraft armor, but offers comparable protection. Under the contract, the company will improve the armor's performance by incorporating new forms of advanced ballistic materials and experimental strike faces.