Overweight and obesity affect military readiness and retention, but it doesn't have to.
Agnes Gereben Schaefer, the Army’s assistant secretary for manpower and reserve affairs, said the service branch must improve how it markets and informs the public about its civilian career opportunities.
The National Armaments Consortium is a coalition of industry groups, whose members work on the next generation of ordnance and the energetics that power them.
In an address to the Association of the U.S. Army, Gen. Randy George, the service's new chief of staff, demanded a simpler, easier-to-use network. He's the latest in a long string of Army chiefs to make the same request, but officials think it's finally doable because of recent institutional changes.
Army platforms depend on software, and software has to run on the often old or limited hardware mounted aboard ground vehicles.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Army Enterprise Marketing Office is modernizing its efforts to help reach Generation Z.
Everywhere you look in the world, you see the use of missiles in military operations. Some by good guys, some of it from bad guys. That is why defending against missiles is a chief mission for the Army. For the United States, missile defense and freedom to operate in space go hand-in-hand.
Leo Garciga, the Army’s new chief information officer, said accelerating systems move to the cloud, improving the use of DevSecOps and managing and using data better are among his top priorities.
The Army ended finished 2023 with 55,000 new recruits, significantly short of the 65,000 it had aimed for in the fiscal year that ended on Saturday. To help close that gap, the service is implementing several new indicatives, including a rethinking of its recruiting workforce.
Service members at all 10 installations the Government Accountability Office visited said their living conditions were poor enough to take a toll on their mental health. Auditors found widespread problems like mold, nonexistent air conditioning, and concerns about crime because of broken locks, windows and security cameras.
The Army's deputy chief of staff for intelligence says military leaders need to understand both the value of OSINT, as well as "how carefully it has to be managed and implemented."
Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner, DISA’s director and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network (JTF-DoDIN), said the agency is undertaking three separate tests of tools to better protect internet boundaries.
In today's Federal Newscast: Federal job seekers with a criminal past get a little help from OPM. An IRS watchdog said the agency needs to handle the tax returns of rich people a little better. And the U.S. Army switches vendors to run its multibillion-dollar hardware contract vehicle.
Alan Thompson, the CIO, and Justin Black, the CTO, of the House of Representatives were among the federal IT executives leaving their positions over the summer.