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Kevin McAleenan to Join Private Sector After Resignation as DHS Acting Secretary

Kevin McAleenan, a 2019 Wash100 award recipient, is stepping down from his role as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. President Donald Trump said in a tweet McAleenan "wants to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Robert O’Brien Appointed National Security Adviser, POC Announces Unmanned Systems in the Future Flight Forum, Major Contract Awards for AECOM, Altamira, Booz Allen, Leidos, General Dynamics, NCI, Novetta, SAIC & Weekly Top 10 Stories

President Trump announced on Wednesday that he’s selected Robert O’Brien to be the new National Security Adviser for the White House. O’Brien succeeds John Bolton, who left Trump’s administration last week. In his role, O’Brien will tackle everything from immigration policy to heightened tensions with Iran. He will be responsible …

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Pentagon Chief Mark Esper Launches US Space Command

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday officially unveiled U.S. Space Command as the 11th unified combatant command led by Air Force Gen. John Raymond. “Gen. Raymond is acutely aware of the vital role that space plays in U.S. national security and our way of life and is an ideal choice to lead this new command,” Esper, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said in a statement published Thursday.

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Monte Hawkins, CBP Director of the National Vetting Center, for Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on Aug. 14th

On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS. 

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Weekly Roundup: President Trump Nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, Perspecta Closes Knight Point Systems, Guidehouse Acquires Navigant Consulting for $1.1B, Potomac Officers Club Hosts 6th Annual Intel Summit Featuring VADM Robert Sharp and Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, GovConWire reported that President Trump would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to succeed Dan Coats as the director of National Intelligence.  “I think that John Ratcliffe is going to do an incredible job, if he gets approved,” Trump told reporters at the White House via CNN. “I think …

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