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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Microsoft to Launch IT Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico

A partnership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft will launch an information technology academy meant to train transitioning service members at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ installation in Quantico, Virginia. The ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marine Corps’ National Museum on Jan. 8, the …

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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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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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Robert Work Named CNAS Senior Fellow for Defense, National Security

Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has returned to the Center for a New American Security as distinguished senior fellow for defense and national security. CNAS said Wednesday Work will support research initiatives, advise future national security leaders and contribute to discussions on the modern threat landscape and …

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Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s work with U.S. federal, state, local and education customers. The government information technology industry veteran came to Hortonworks in November 2016 after he previously served as sales director at Red Hat and held responsibility over Defense Department and federal systems integrators …

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Klas Telecom Govt Adds Lawrence Brock to Board of Directors

Klas Telecom Government has appointed Lawrence Brock, a retired U.S. Army major general and former commanding general of the 311th Signal Command, to the board of directors for the company’s U.S. government and defense business. Dave Huisenga, Klas Telecom Government president and CEO, said Tuesday Brock will help the company formulate its strategy to deliver new …

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus Visits HII’s Ingalls Shipyard

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has visited Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Mississippi to address the shipyard’s leaders and staff workers. HII said Friday Mabus was accompanied by Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president, and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Mississippi) during his tour of the shipyard. Ingalls Shipbuilding-built vessels support the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps …

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