Uniformed and civilian cyber and military intelligence specialists monitor Army networks in the Cyber Mission Unit’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Michael L. Lewis)

Army to start unifying enterprise, tactical networks by next year

The Army is putting the final touches on a new plan that aims to unify its battlefield and enterprise IT networks into a single cohesive architecture.

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Defense Health Program facing $1.8B budget shortfall for 2021

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Air Force determining if managed services can help consolidate data across bases

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Pentagon believes it escaped unscathed from SolarWinds, Microsoft hacks

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Adam Smith

DoD is still unbalanced on readiness, but is it trying to do too much?

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Digital modernization never finished for DISA, but chasing trends isn’t the answer

Steve Wallace, systems innovation scientist at the Defense Information Systems Agency, said DoD needs to apply DevSecOpps-type processes across the board,…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Joe Biden

White House announces nominations for leadership roles at DEA, Army, and others

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden announces his picks for a slew of leadership roles.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt) Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Some lawmakers want to rethink military benefits as service member families go hungry

The issue of hunger in the military and service member families needing food stamps to get by is starting to grab the attention of high-profile lawmakers.

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