Comings and goings

President Bush nominated Richard Skinner, acting inspector general at the Homeland Security Department, to take the job on a permanent basis.

The Senate confirmed Jonathan Perlin to be the undersecretary for health at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

John Gilligan, chief information officer at the Air Force, is leaving government to pursue job opportunities in the private sector.

Fred Thompson is leaving Unisys to become vice president for management and technology at the Council for Excellence in Government.

Retired Army Gen. Dennis Reimer is joining DFI International as president of its government services company.

Patrick Henry, who served as assistant secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs during the Clinton administration, has been appointed to the board of DefenseWeb Technologies.

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