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Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has …

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Ensco’s Boris Nejikovsky Gets DoD Service Member Patriot Award; Scott Goldstein Comments

Ensco President Boris Nejikovsky has received the “Service Member Patriot Award” from the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program for supporting a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. The company said Wednesday Nejikovsky was nominated by Scott Goldstein, an Air Force reservist and Ensco’s chief strategy and technology officer. Goldstein, an Air Force …

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DARPA Offers Research Tools Under Holiday Operations Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has provided Santa Claus and his crew with technology platforms designed to help them carry out their duties this Christmas as part of the High-speed Optimized Handling of Holiday Operations program. DARPA said Friday the HO HO HO initiative is on its fourth year and …

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Former Military Leaders James McLaughlin, Robert Latiff Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Polaris Alpha has appointed retired military officers James “Kevin” McLaughlin and Robert Latiff to its board of advisers. McLaughlin and Latiff will provide the leadership team with strategic guidance and advice as the defense technology company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Wednesday. McLaughlin is a retired …

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Boeing, Air Force Vet Craig Cooning Elected to BridgeSat’s Board of Directors

Craig Cooning, an 11-year Boeing veteran and president of its network and space systems business, has joined the board of directors at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat. BridgeSat said Tuesday it added Cooning as a board member as the company aims to build an advanced optical communications network designed to help address a growing demand …

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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Eric Fanning to Become Aerospace Industries Association President, CEO

Eric Fanning, formerly secretary of the U.S. Army, will succeed Dave Melcher as president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association beginning Jan. 1. “Eric will strengthen AIA’s position as the voice of the aerospace and defense industry, bringing continued attention and advocacy to key issues affecting civil aviation, space …

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