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Air Force Software Chief Quits After Slamming SECDEF, Joint Chiefs: ‘We’re Setting Up To Fail’


Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicholas Chaillan (U.S. Air Force photo/Released)

(Ryan Morgan) Nicholas Chaillan, the U.S. Air Force’s first-ever Chief Software Officer (CSO) publicly quit his job last week after criticizing the service’s reliance on unqualified officers which he said is setting up its IT infrastructure to fail. He also faulted the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and the Joint Chiefs of Staff for not following through with funding on a major technology project, the Joint All-Domain Command, Control framework (JADC2).

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