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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

From recruitment to retention, Army puts more management focus on civilian workforce

In the last year, the Army said its “People Strategy” led to major gains in recognizing the value of its civilian workforce, spurring recruitment and career…

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Cloud computing technology and internet of Things concept, Big data and connection technology

The Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office looks to deliver computing resources around the world

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(AP Photo/Steven Senne)FILE - In this May 19, 2021, file photo, a licensed practical nurse draws a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a mass vaccination clinic at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Starting Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration convenes its independent advisers for the first stage in the process of deciding whether extra shots of  Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines should be dispensed and, if so, who should get them and when. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

DoD civilians will be suspended without pay and then fired if they do not get vaccinated

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Navy Department to increase accountability of primes to meet subcontracting goals

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What are the top federal professional services opportunities in FY22?

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Senate appropriators want to add $24B to defense budget in bill

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A small step for man, a giant leap for those wanting to honor war dead

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While the Pentagon is doing more business with small companies, the list of candidates is shrinking

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An Air Force member takes a selfie while getting her shot of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 at a military base in Lima, Peru, Monday, March 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Punishments start for troops who refuse vaccines

The Navy has outlined its process for discharging sailors who refuse the vaccine. Meanwhile, the Air Force has already started to issue formal reprimands.

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The Navy seeks the next generation of energetics for more potent weapons

For the military, any advantage in weapons has a lot to do with energetics, the materials that explode and power projectiles. Recently the Navy awarded…

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Defense Innovation Unit solves a common problem with cloud services

Rick Simon, the program manager for the Secure Cloud Management project and a contractor in the Defense Innovation Unit, said the office issued success memos to the three vendors who took part in the pilot program.

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