Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
The Army’s vast vehicle fleet is getting old and worn out. So it’s starting to spend big on refurbishing and developing the next generation of combat vehicles.
In today’s Federal Newscast, relocation notices went out to 159 employees at the Bureau of Land Management yesterday.
DoD and military housing companies promised to clean up their act, but some military families at Ft. Meade aren’t seeing the results.
The Army says previous campaigns have told audiences too much of what they already know about military service. The latest effort aims to “surprise” the Generation Z audience that constitutes the current recruiting pool.
Toni Townes-Whitley, president for U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft, said industry is shifting away from providing software or products to finding more relevant mission-focused technologies and services.
The Army says it will put the lion’s share of its enterprise network modernization money toward the 40 to 45 bases it sees as its most important “power projection platforms” over the next four years. Upgrades at its more than 200 other installations are likely to be much slower.
Major General Paul Pardew says his contracting command has chosen a few select categories of commodities to focus on.
The Army is still drafting an implementation plan for the civilian employee side of its new, overarching “People Strategy.” But officials are previewing some of the ideas that may soon become Army-wide policy.
The Army is taking in vast amounts of information on its soldiers to place them in their most fitting jobs.
A new talent management system is among the biggest changes since Army went volunteer.
The Army rolled out a new and comprehensive strategy for talent management that is all about recruitment and retention.
On Tuesday, the Army released its first-ever “People Strategy.” Implementation plans are yet to come, but the service is already rethinking its selection process for new commanders.
In part 2 of their look at the Air Force’s procurement innovations, Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent explain why the service’s approach to category management is catching on with other agencies.