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Gates announces huge Pentagon job, budget cuts
Tuesday - 8/10/2010, 7:39pm EDT
"The Defense Department may not have a new chief information officer after all. About a week after the nomination of hearing of Teri Takai to be the next DoD CIO was abruptly cancelled, Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced the plan to eliminate the CIO's office.
"Gates says the DoD CIO's functions will move to a 're-fashioned' Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and the acquisition functions will belong to the Office of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. This leaves Takai's new position in limbo.
"This was one of several management changes Gates announced Monday as part of his plan to move $100 billion in spending from back-office functions to warfighter needs.
"Along with closing the Joint Forces Command base in Norfolk, Va. and calling for a reduction of contractors by 10 percent a year for through 2012, Gates froze hiring for senior executives on his staff, at defense agencies and at combatant commands, cut the number of DoD advisory boards and oversight reports and eliminated the Business Transformation Agency."
I played highlights of Secretary Gates's news conference announcing the changes yesterday. You can watch the entire event in the video player below.