* Maj. Gen. Harry Raduege Jr. was last week was named director of the Defense
Information Systems Agency. Raduege is the director of command control systems
for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Space Command,
and is director of communications and information of the Air Force Space
Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He also serves as the chief information
officer for all three commands. He succeeds Army Lt. Col. David Kelley,
who is retiring in June.
* Rudy DeLeon recently was tapped to take over as the new deputy secretary
of Defense, replacing John Hamre, who left to head up the Center for Strategic
and International Studies. DeLeon was the undersecretary of Defense for
personnel and readiness.
For more about Hamre's departure, please see "Hamre announces departure
from Pentagon" [FCW.com, Jan. 10, 2000].
* Alan Moore recently was named director of the Federal Aviation Administration's
Airway Facilities Service. Moore oversees the employees responsible for
the maintenance, design and installation of more than 44,000 pieces of equipment
and systems across the country. He has served as acting director for the
past three months and succeeds Stanley Rivers, who retired last year.
* Jerry Mahlman, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.J., will retire Oct.
1 from the federal government. Under Mahlman's tenure, the laboratory established
the science base that now anchors the worldwide debates on human-caused
climate warming, among other achievements.
* Charles Self earlier this month was named the new deputy commissioner
of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service, and
Robert Suda was named as the new assistant commissioner of the FTS Office
of Information Technology Integration. The position changes were effective
Self has served as assistant commissioner of ITI since June 1997, overseeing
the delivery of FTS' IT solutions and contracts. Suda became FTS chief financial
officer and chief information officer in January 1998, previously working
as GSA director of finance. Until a search is finalized, FTS named Mike
Norris as acting CFO and Mike McNeill as acting CIO.
For more about Suda and Self, please see "FTS fills IT posts" [FCW.com,
March 29, 2000].
* Paul Tuccio was recently named director of contracts at Decision Systems
Technologies Inc. He will be responsible for policy and operational oversight
of all federal and commercial contracts. Tuccio was most recently the director
of contracts for Randstad North America.