Latest Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Stories

2014-09-03 08:23:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markle President Zoe Baird today announced the appointment of former Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton B. Carter as Senior Executive at the Markle Foundation. He will help develop the Markle Economic Future Initiative along with Baird and Initiative co-chair Howard Schultz, chairman, president and ceo of Starbucks. The Initiative is advancing transformative strategies that use technology and globalization to help all Americans flourish in...

2014-06-17 12:21:08

Event will focus on current trends within the defense industry and the future of technology and innovation MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressional, Pentagon, and defense industry leaders will gather in Newport, Rhode Island this September for a major event focusing on the future of innovation and technology in the defense arena. Hosted by the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), the event will be one of the first of its kind in the...

2014-04-09 23:25:00

Retired Maj. General Arnold Punaro, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced that NDIA has recruited Jon Etherton as a senior fellow to lead its 2014 acquisition reform initiative. Punaro called Etherton “one of the top experts on acquisition law and regulation” and highlighted his successful record in leading teams in similar acquisition reform efforts over a career spanning three decades. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Retired Maj. General...

2014-03-25 23:33:15

The 15th Annual S&ET Conference, "Leveraging the DoD Science and Technology Program to Create Future Warfighting Capabilities Through Rapid Prototyping and Emerging Concept Demonstration," will be held from April 8-10, 2014, at the College Park (MD) Marriott Hotel & Conference Center and will feature keynote addresses from Mr. Frank Kendall and The Honorable Patricia Falcone. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has...

2014-02-25 08:21:46

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior defense officials will discuss where priorities and opportunities exist beyond the FY2015 budget at the upcoming Defense Technologies & Requirements (DTAR) Conference, presented by Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defense industries. The ninth annual event will be held at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, VA on March 4-5, 2014. Industry...

2014-01-17 23:02:10

The Honorable Katrina G. McFarland, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), will speak at the Women In Defense (WID) Annual National Dinner on March 4, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Tysons Corner, McLean, VA, where she is expected to discuss acquisition reform and the DoD budget’s impact on acquisition. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Women In Defense (WID) has announced that the Honorable Katrina G. McFarland, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), will speak at its...

2013-11-18 23:01:09

The National Defense Industrial Association awarded its Gold Medal to former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, Brett Lambert. Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall joined in lauding Lambert and former Under Secretary of Defense Michèle Flournoy delivered the evening’s keynote address. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Sean O’Keefe, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Board of Directors, awarded...

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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.