chief management officer

Lisa Hershman accepts the DOD Gears of Government Award for her DOD Regulatory Reform Task Force team, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019, from David Norquist. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Hershman gets official nomination to be Pentagon CMO

Lisa Hershman gets the official nod for the DOD's No. 3 job after many months in as acting chief management officer, a practice now common for the…
Tech. Sgt. Wyatt Bloom checks television broadcast network routers at the Defense Media Activity’s Headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, in 2012. (U.S. Air Force / Flickr)

Is the Pentagon’s IT leadership about to get murkier?

A new addition to Pentagon leadership created by the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act could change the way the department's chief information officer handles the job.