November 24, 2017

Carter Carefully Defends Outgoing Policies

DefSec Carter finds himself defending his Islamic State, NATO, and Russia policies without explicitly disagreeing with a president-elect.

Concerns Remain Over Election Hacking

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Federal officials express concern that Russia will use its cyber capabilities to try to disrupt today’s presidential election.

Cybersecurity Talent in Short Supply

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Shortage of cybersecurity talent continues. Achieving successful cybersecurity is an all-hands-on-deck effort by academia, industry, and government.

Pentagon: Urgent Need for Underwater Drones

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A Pentagon official told an audience of submarine officers and military contractors that the US Navy needs more underwater drones — and it needs them now.

US Southern Command Stands Up Joint Task Force Matthew

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Amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima heads to Haiti with 1,850 troops, four MV-22 Ospreys and four MH-60 Seahawks to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Election Judges Sought

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Election judges are being sought for the April 26 Primary and Nov. 8 General Elections.

Important Elections Deadlines Coming Next Month

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Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election.