Pentagon

December 21, 2021
 

Brig. Gen. Randall E. Kitchens, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general with assignment as the chief of chaplains, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

September 29, 2021
 

Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider, USAF, has been nominated for assignment as director of staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.

May 26, 2021
 

Brig. Gen. Daniel T. Lasica, USAF, will be assigned as director, current operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

May 25, 2021
 

Brig. Gen. Joseph D. Kunkel, USAF, will be assigned as director, strategic plans, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

May 20, 2021
 

Brig. Gen. (S) Steven G. Behmer, USAF, will be assigned as director, F-35 integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

May 20, 2021
 

Maj. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran, USAF, will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 

 

October 2, 2020
 

Lt. Gen. Sam C. Barrett, USAF, has been assigned as director for logistics, J-4, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

September 1, 2020
 

Maj. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, with assignment as vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2020
 

Brig. Gen. (S) Patrick S. Ryder, USAF, has been assigned as director, public affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

May 19, 2020
 

Brig. Gen. David A. Harris Jr., USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategy, Integration and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

April 29, 2020
 

Redhorse Corp. of San Diego, California, was awarded a $9,385,703 firm-fixed-price contract. The contract supports the coordination of department-wide efforts advising senior leaders regarding national programs and policy support (NPPS) under the direct guidance of the director of NPPS. This includes advising senior leaders regarding global intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) operations and/or resulting in the rapid production of ISR capability from concept initiation to specialized modification to deployment into the operational theater. Work performance will take place in the Pentagon Reservation, Arlington, Virginia.

March 17, 2020
Posted by Julianne Simpson
Essye Miller, principal deputy, DOD CIO, speaks at a town hall on the response to COVID-19. Credit: Screenshot of DVIDS video

During a town hall on the response to COVID-19, leaders at the Pentagon stressed the importance of cybersecurity as more employees shift to telework. Along with personal hygiene, Daniel Walsh, acting director, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, asked Pentagon personnel to practice good cyber hygiene.

Essye Miller, principal deputy, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, echoed similar sentiments. “With the increased telework capability comes an increased attack surface for our adversaries. They are already taking advantage,” she said.

November 7, 2019
 

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey B. Taliaferro, USAF, has been assigned vice director, operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2019
 

Maj. Gen. Peter J. Lambert, USAF, has been assigned as assistant deputy chief of staff, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

November 5, 2019
 

Brig. Gen. James R. Cluff, USAF, has been assigned deputy director for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

October 8, 2019
 

Lt. Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, USAF, has been assigned as director, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

August 15, 2019
 

Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, USAF, has been assigned as director, Training and Readiness, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

August 13, 2019
 

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey H. Hurlbert, USAF, has been assigned as deputy inspector general of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

June 14, 2018
 

Maj. Gen. David S. Nahom, USAF, has been assigned as director of programs, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2018
 

Brig. Gen. Peter J. Lambert, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

September 15, 2016
 

Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of general and assigned as vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

September 6, 2016
 

Maj. Gen. Stayce D. Harris, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

August 31, 2016
 

Brig. Gen. Cory J. Martin, USAF, has been assigned as special assistant to the vice chief of staff, U.S. Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

April 18, 2016
 

Col. James D. Peccia III, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, budget operations and personnel, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

March 2, 2016
 

The Defense Department announced today that it will invite vetted hackers to test the department’s cybersecurity under a unique pilot program. The “Hack the Pentagon” initiative is the first cyber bug bounty program in the history of the federal government.

November 24, 2015
 

Rear Adm. David C. Johnson, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as principal military deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

October 6, 2015
 

Peter C. Cook has been appointed as the deputy assistant to the secretary of defense (press secretary), Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs in the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. 

September 10, 2015
 

Adm. John M. Richardson, USN, has been assigned as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

September 10, 2015
 

Vice Adm. William A. Brown, USN, has been assigned as director for Logistics, J-4, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

September 10, 2015
 

Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, USAF, has been assigned as assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Staff, U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

July 31, 2015
 

Adm. John Richardson, USN, has been assigned as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  

July 27, 2015
 

Gen. Mark Milley, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

July 27, 2015
 

Rear Adm. James W. Crawford III, USN, has been appointed to the rank of vice admiral and assigned as judge advocate general of the Navy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
 

June 15, 2015
 

Brig. Gen. Steven L. Basham, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, requirements, J-8, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

 

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Shawnee, Va., was awarded a $35,670,673 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of information technology services for the Pentagon and National Capital Region. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity. 

September 23, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

Having a single agency act as the cloud broker for the whole of the U.S. Defense Department's migration to commercial cloud services slowed the process too much, prompting a policy change to divvy up the duties among the services, says the department's acting chief information officer (CIO).

“The current status is [the Defense Information Systems Agency] DISA is still officially the cloud broker, because the memo is not out,” acting CIO Terry Halvorsen said Tuesday during a media roundtable discussion. “But we are going to make changes to DISA’s cloud broker role. The memo should be out by the end of October, maybe even a little sooner.