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Carter Speaks With Attendees at New DIUx Office in Boston
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Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said a second Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, or DIUx, has been opened in Boston, to join in technology efforts that have been ongoing at a similar location in Silicon Valley, Calif. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter intends to travel to Boston, North Carolina, and Illinois to advance top priorities -- delivering a lasting defeat to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ensuring that DoD recruits top talent for the Force of the Future, and building bridges to America's innovative technology community.
Navy physicists, engineers, researchers and developers at the Surface Warfare Center Panama City in Florida, continue to bring the "force of the future" to today's warfighters, delving deeper into underwater counter-mine and irregular warfare technology that saves lives, ships and dollars. Story
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