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Navy Appoints New Ombudsman-at-Large

Brandy Clingan was appointed as Ombudsman-at-Large today by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead. Ombudsmen help commanders and commanding officers have a better understanding of the welfare of the command's families. They assist commands and their families to be better prepared to meet emergency situations.

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Georgetown Politics Professor Builds Critical Cultural Skills Among Foreign Area Officer Community

In February, the Quadrennial Defense Review called on the Military Departments to prepare commissioned and noncommissioned officers “for the full range of complex missions that the future security environment will demand” by “building expertise in foreign language, regional, and cultural skills.” With the assistance of outstanding colleagues at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), I’m doing just that! We’re building the Joint Foreign Area Officer Skill Sustainment Pilot Program, JFSSPP for short, to provide resources and educational opportunities for the rapidly growing Foreign Area Officer (FAO) community.

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