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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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Mary Tabb Howard Named Buchanan & Edwards Strategic Capture Director

Mary Tabb Howard, former senior proposal manager at Accenture‘s federal services subsidiary, has joined Buchanan & Edwards as director of strategic capture. BE said Tuesday Howard will oversee efforts to grow the company’s contract opportunities in the national security market. “We’re extremely excited Mary is joining our team to help us …

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CNAS Names Andrew Krepinevich, James Townsend New Adjunct Senior Fellows

The Center for a New American Security has named two national security policy leaders as adjunct senior fellows who will support the organization’s research programs and provide expertise on policy matters. CNAS said Friday the new adjunct senior fellows are Andrew Krepinevich, former president of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and …

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IBM, PNC Partner to Expand Veteran Tech Training Program in Pittsburgh

IBM and PNC Bank have partnered to expand a technology certification program designed for military veterans in Pittsburgh. The Veteran Employment Accelerator program offers a week-long training to certify former service members in the use of IBM software for law enforcement, cybersecurity and national security applications, IBM said Wednesday. “This program is designed …

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CSBA Adds Barbara Humpton, Randy Forbes, Adam Frankel to Board of Directors

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has appointed Barbara Humpton, Randy Forbes and Adam Frankel to its board of directors. CSBA President and CEO Thomas Mahnken, said in a statement that the convergence of military and economic instruments is crucial to the national security debate and the new board members’ experiences reflect …

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Ashley Bunce Named Executive Director for NDIA’s Women in Defense Affiliate

Ashley Bunce, formerly associate director for the National Defense Industrial Association’s Women in Defense affiliate, has been named executive director of WID. NDIA said Monday Bunce will oversee the organization’s strategic direction, external relationships and programs that seek to facilitate professional networking and leadership development for women in national security. Craig McKinley, …

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