Recommendation: To address Navy Cash information security management weaknesses and improve the operational security of the system, Secretary of Defense should direct the Secretary of the Navy
to ensure that the Navy Cash program manager, in collaboration with the appropriate organizations, institute a process to plan, implement, evaluate, and document remedial actions for deficiencies in Navy Cash information security policies, procedures, and practices, and ensure that this process meets Financial Information Security Management Act requirements, as well as applicable OMB and NIST guidance.
* Establish the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
for Unmanned Systems and define roles and responsibilities.
Frank Kelley, the first deputy assistant Secretary of the Navy
for Unmanned Systems, will assist in the planning and prioritization of unmanned systems.
"Today, I was sworn in as your 74th Secretary of the Navy
. At a time when we find ourselves at war, with Marines and Sailors in 'harm's way' in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is a challenge that I accept with a keen awareness of the solemn responsibilities of this office.
Patricia Adams, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Civilian Personnel), discussed the planning involved in implementing the National Security Personnel System within the Department.
The Navy and Marine Corps shall each submit detailed implementation plans to the Under Secretary of the Navy
within 90 days of this memo.
Aviles, Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Financial Management and Comptroller), who spoke of the initiatives within the Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy to transform financial management.
"We're elated to have the secretary of the Navy
's approval of the strategic plan as the DoD executive agent," said Rear Adm.
Her previous duty stations include Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy
, Washington, D.C.; Commander, Navy Supply Systems Command Headquarters, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Navy Operational Logistics Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Navy Exchange Service Command, Virginia Beach, Va.; Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Chesapeake, Va.; USS Oakhill (LSD 51); Naval Inventory Control Point, Washington, D.C.; USS Cape Cod (AD 43) and Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia.
John S Thackrah assumed the duties of acting assistant secretary of the Navy
for research, development, and acquisition on Nov.
Commons, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Financial Management and Comptroller) (FM&C), welcomed attendees to the morning session and introduced the speakers.