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Defense financial office gets new exec

Andrew S. Morgan has been assigned as director for business integration office for the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), according to a Dec. 13 announcement of senior executive service assignments. The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) oversees the Defense Department's financial policy, financial management systems, and business modernization efforts. Morgan previously served as director for contracts and eBusiness policy for Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C.

Posted by FCW Staff on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


New officer appointments to Cyber Command, acquisition

The Army's main acquisition office and Cyber Command will receive new additions according to a Dec. 5 general officers announcement.

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Posted by FCW Staff on Dec 12, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


NASA picks a new technologist

Cornell University Professor Mason Peck is the new NASA chief technologist, NASA announced in a Nov. 8 news release.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden picked Peck to be the agency’s principal adviser and advocate on technology policy and programs. Peck, who starts in January, is charged with coordinating, tracking and integrating technology investments across the agency

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Posted by Alice Lipowicz on Nov 09, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


Light Bulb Finder mobile app wins EPA contest

With a little bit of planning and the free “Light Bulb Finder” mobile application, most people could be more effective in selecting and buying energy-efficient light bulbs.

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Posted by Alice Lipowicz on Nov 08, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


GPO gets a new inspector general

Michael Raponi is the new inspector general for the U.S. Government Printing Office, where he will be in charge of auditing GPO’s production and distribution of information products and services.

Raponi previously was the deputy assistant inspector general for audits at the Labor Department. He also has held various posts at inspectors general offices at the Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs departments.

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Posted by Alice Lipowicz on Nov 07, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


Roger W. Jones Award for executive leadership bestowed

Two government officials have been recognized for their commitment to public service and superior leadership by American University’s School of Public Affairs.

Margaret Gilligan, associate administrator at the Federal Aviation Administration, and Dr. John A. Montgomery, director of research at the Department of the Navy’s Naval Research Laboratory, received the annual Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership on Oct. 24.

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Posted by Camille Tuutti on Nov 01, 2011 at 12:56 PM0 comments


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