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The Senate has confirmed Diane K. Morales as deputy undersecretary of Defense for logistics and materiel readiness.


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Morales, who was sworn in July 17, oversees Defense policy for materiel management, maintenance, supply chain integration, transportation, installations and environment.

She served as deputy assistant secretary of Defense for logistics from 1990 to 1993 and also was a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board.

From 1981 through 1983, Morales was deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Interior Department.

More recently, Morales ran a consulting business.

Stephen Shapiro, a physicist at the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y., since 1971, has been named director of the lab's Center for Neutron Science.

Among the projects he will oversee is the development of research at Spallation Neutron Source, which is now under construction at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.

When it is completed in 2006, SNS will be the most powerful neutron-scattering facility in the world. Brookhaven is one of six Energy labs designing and constructing SNS.

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