Trump announced his intent to nominate Ellen Lord, the former president
and CEO of Textron Systems, to be the next under secretary of defense
for acquisition, technology, and logistics. However, it’s not clear
exactly what role Lord will play at the Pentagon because of the
congressionally mandated shakeup of the Pentagon’s acquisition
leadership. Beginning in February 2018 the AT&L job will be replaced
with two new position, and if confirmed Lord would assume the role of
undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, where she would oversee
current acquisition programs and ensure they stay on track.
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—MSgt. Israel Del Toro will be awarded the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 25th ESPYS on July 12 in Los Angeles:
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