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Army CIO retires quietly

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, longtime Army chief information officer and a key leader in military modernization, has retired from his post. Today was his last day, a spokesperson from the CIO/G-6 office has confirmed.

Sorenson, who has been the Army CIO since December 2007, reportedly marked his retirement quietly with a send-off on Nov. 4, according to a source familiar with the situation speaking on background.

As Army CIO Sorenson has championed the modernization of military IT, and has been a vocal proponent and force behind the Army's Land Warfare Network, that service's portion of the military's Global Information Grid. The GIG is the Defense Department's enterprise-wide communications network designed to link the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.

No further information has yet been made available.

Posted by Amber Corrin on Nov 05, 2010 at 12:11 PM


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