Stacey Cummings

FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. For the second time in 2020, an independent federal review released on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, has faulted the U.S. Department of Defense for how it has responded when children on military bases sexually assault each other. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon transitioning its COVID-19 acquisition task force to permanent office

The temporary acquisition task force DoD created in response to COVID-19 will become a permanent assisted acquisition organization.

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Navy Vice Adm. Raquel C. Bono, director, Defense Health Agency, provides remarks during the MHS GENESIS Recognition Ceremony Nov. 15 at Madigan Army Medical Center. The ceremony commemorated the deployment of the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record at its four initial fielding sites in the Pacific Northwest - Madigan, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor and Fairchild Air Force Base.



During the ceremony, Bono presented awards to each of the MTF site commanders: Air Force Col. Michaelle Guerrero, commander, 92nd Medical Group at Fairchild; Navy Capt. Christine Sears, commanding officer, Oak Harbor; Navy Capt. Jeffrey Bitterman, commanding officer, Bremerton; and Army Col. Michael Place, commander, Madigan.

DoD marks successful EHR rollout at initial sites, but long road ahead to full deployment

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