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AFCEA Selects Accenture Federal Services’ George Franz for Army Cyber Award

George Franz, a managing director of Accenture‘s federal services business and retired U.S. Army major general, has received a Saint Isidore Army Cyber award from the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association to acknowledge his cyberspace expertise. Accenture said Wednesday Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of the Army Cyber Command, presented AFCEA’s “Gold Level Medallion” …

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Air Force Accepts STEM Scholarship Applications for 2018

The U.S. Air Force is accepting scholarship applications from students who aim to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math degree. The military service said Monday it offers between $25,000 and $38,000 a year to help students major in one of the 19 STEM disciplines through the branch’s Science, Mathematics and Research …

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Johns Hopkins Laser Communications Platform Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been recognized at the 2017 Defense Innovation Summit in Tampa, Florida for its high-bandwidth, free space optical communications system. The APL laser communications system landed TechConnect‘s defense innovation award which recognizes potential benefits of technologies to national and warfighter security, Johns Hopkins said Tuesday. …

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Former US Marshals Director Stacia Hylton Joins LexisNexis Special Services Board

Stacia Hylton, former director of the U.S. Marshals Service, has joined the board of directors at information services provider LexisNexis Special Services Inc. LNSSI said Tuesday Hylton brings three decades of federal experience to the company’s board that consists of professionals from U.S. defense, intelligence law enforcement and civilian agencies. She managed …

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Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow

Robert Work, a 27-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will work with other APL senior fellows and technical professionals in efforts to help inform policy and technology decisions issued by U.S. …

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