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Robert Wilkie, then the undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, speaks to a gathering of service members from each military branch about the importance of family readiness at the annual Department of Defense Family Readiness Awards, at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes, Arlington, Virginia, March 23, 2018. (Marine Corps / Cpl. Dallas Johnson)

Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout

The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify on the Defense Department’s fiscal year 2019 budget request before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, April 12, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Pentagon launching joint office focused on artificial intelligence

DOD Secretary Jim Mattis detailed his aggressive agenda for Pentagon research and engineering.
Brig. Gen. Dennis Crall, left, stands during his promotion ceremony at the Home of the Commandants in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 10, 2015. (Commandant of the Marine Corps / Flickr)

Marines’ Crall takes DOD cyber adviser role; Bible in as acting CIO

Crall is taking the spot left empty by Maj. Gen. Burke “Ed” Wilson, who Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appointed as his right-hand man on cyber policy.
Jim Mattis, Raj Shah
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, speaks with Raj Shah at DIUx headquarters in Mountain View, California, in August 2017. (DOD photo / Flickr)

Secretary Mattis ready to ‘enthusiastically embrace’ DIUx

"There is no doubt in my mind that DIUx will not only continue to exist, it will actually — it will grow in its influence and its…