Posts from GovConDaily for 10/09/2018

ManTech Names Yvonne Vervaet as SVP of Growth and Capabilities

ManTech has promoted Yvonne Vervaet as senior vice president of growth and capabilities, the Herndon, Va., company announced Tuesday. Previously, Vervaet served as chief growth officer of its mission, cyber & intelligence solutions group…
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DHS Releases Statement on Bloomberg Report on Alleged Server Hacking Incident

The Department of Homeland Security over the weekend issued a statement regarding a Bloomberg report alleging that around 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple, have been victimized by a hardware hack carried out by a special unit of the Chinese Army…
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VA Appoints IT Vet Paul Tibbits as Electronic Health Record Program Executive Director

Paul Tibbits, former program executive officer for financial management business transformation at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been promoted to executive director for the VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, Federal News Network reported Monday…
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Military Aviation Leaders Discuss Modern Logistics Systems for Aircraft Parts

Two military heads have said adopting a modernized logistics process will help speed up the delivery of aviation parts to aircraft maintainers and provide cost savings, USNI News reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen…
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Richard Spencer: Navy Needs to Resolve Recruitment, Retention Issues

Richard Spencer, secretary of the U.S. Navy and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, has said there is a need for the service to address its recruitment and retention issues to modernize its culture, Federal News Network reported Friday…
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Mark Esper: Army Could Free Up $25B to Support Six Modernization Priorities

Army Secretary Mark Esper has said the service has evaluated every activity and program within the “equipping peg” and identified $25B in funds that could be shifted toward its top six priorities for modernization, Defense News reported Monday…
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AUSA Holds Fourth Innovators Corner for xTechSearch Semi-Finalists; Bruce Jette Quoted

The Association of the U.S. Army has dedicated its fourth Innovators Corner session to 25 companies selected to present their proposals for addressing the service’s modernization priorities. The U.S…
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Gary Washington: USDA to Implement Modern Platforms in Next 12 Months Under CoE Program

Gary Washington, chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, told Federal News Network in an interview posted Monday that USDA will begin implementing new technology platforms in the next 12 to 18 months as part of the Centers of Excellence program…
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Ryan McCarthy: Army Initiates Some Org Changes in Support of Futures Command

U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy told Defense News in an interview published Monday about the service’s efforts to transition the Army Capabilities Integration Center and Research Development Engineering Command to Army Futures Command…
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