Brig. Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as director, operations and plans, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Brig. Gen. Darren E. Hartford, USAF, has been assigned as commandant, National War College, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
Former Arizona Rep. Ron Barber; Kayyem Solutions founder Juliette Kayyem; Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr.; and Council on Foreign Relations Adjunct Senior Fellow Farah Pandith have been appointed to the Homeland Security Advisory Council.
Joo Y. Chung has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and assigned as director, oversight and compliance, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Washington, D.C.
James H. Baker has been appointed to serve as director, Office of Net Assessment, Washington, D.C.
Our problem with cybersecurity is we are spending billions of dollars on prevention and enforcement and not enough on education. Sound familiar?
At a time when the U.S. critical infrastructure is at its most vulnerable point, the Department of Homeland Security is moving away from cooperation and coordination with the private sector.
L-3 National Security Solutions Inc., Reston, Virginia was awarded a $7,705,643 modification (P00003) to contract W52P1J-15-C-0002 for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). Work will be performed in Afghanistan with an estimated completion date of January 9, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $7,705,643 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois is the contracting activity.
Mission Essential Personnel, New Albany, Ohio, was awarded a $9,672,838 modification (P00005) to contract W560MY-15-C-0003 for intelligence support and ISR within Afghanistan with an estimated completion date of January 9, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $9,672,838 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois is the contracting activity.
Contract awarded to procure modernized target acquisition designation sights and post production support of the pilot night vision sensor for AH-64E helicopters.