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Leo, deputy administrator for management at the Agriculture Department's Food and Consumer Service, is on detail until Oct. 1 as team leader of the Administrative Convergence Implementation and Planning Team at the USDA. His task is to merge the three USDA service agencies and their systems into one-stop-shopping service centers for farmers.

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Charles Holland has been named director for information technologies in the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering. Just before his appointment last month, he served briefly as the director of the Defense High-Performance Computing Modernization Program.

New appointments in the Defense Department's HPC Modernization Program Office include Cray Henry as deputy director, Rodger Johnson as Defense Research and Engineering Network project manager, John Baird as Major Shared Resource Center project manager and John Samios as program security officer.

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Stephen Rosenfeld has been named acting chief of information systems at the National Institutes of Health's Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center. He replaced Alan Graeff, who began his duties as NIH's chief information officer March 29.

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Wayne Ebenfield, previously an industry analyst studying high-performance computing systems for the Commerce Department, this month was named a senior research consultant at Federal Sources Inc., McLean, Va.

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Former Sen. Sam Nunn has joined the advisory board of Atlanta-based Internet Security Systems Inc. Nunn, co-chairman of the advisory committee of the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, will provide strategic input to the company. Nunn also is a senior partner at the Atlanta law firm King and Spalding.

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Jane F. Garvey, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, was named a companion of the Royal Aeronautical Society, making her the 20th person in the society's 132-year history to receive this senior-level membership. This grade of membership is given to those who have rendered valuable service to the profession of aeronautics.

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American Systems Corp. last month promoted Henry Gruner, a 16-year employee with the Naval Sea Systems Command who joined the company last year, to the position of director of submarine programs.

ASC also promoted retired Rear Adm. Ted Lockhart to program manager of its Trident Engineering Support Services contract and director of surface combatant programs. In addition, ASC promoted Tom Raup, former deputy director of procurement and facilities, to director of that business area.

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Signal Corp. last month named Bob Smith, the company's former vice president for contracts, as senior vice president for administration. Glenn Hecton, former director of business development at HJ Ford Systems Engineering, joined Signal as vice president of Navy programs.

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Stephen Rhodes, former vice president of program development for Signal Corp., last week joined STG Inc. as vice president of General Services Administration programs.

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