Marine Corps

  • Navy begins dismantling NMCI for NGEN

    The service will issue the first of five RFPs in a matter of weeks for cybersecurity services. The other solicitations are coming over the next year for everything from enterprise software to transport services. More than three-quarters of the users said they are pleased with the NMCI, according to the most recent customer satisfaction survey.

  • Marine Corps, Navy begins transition to NGEN

    The Navy and Marine Corps will begin splitting up its massive NMCI contract this fall. The service announced Wednesday it will issue a request for proposals for cybersecurity services in a matter of weeks.

  • Marine Corps considering new class of cyber warriors

    Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update.

  • Sir! Military women want better uniforms! Sir!

    Ask any woman who serves in the Armed Forces what she thinks about the uniform that she wears, and she will likely say that she wears it with pride. But once you get beyond that pride, the question then becomes, how does she really feel about that uniform when you have to wear it day in and day out, especially in combat…and it doesn’t fit just right? Both the Army and the Navy are taking steps to address the uniform concerns of their female members.

  • Marines are on the move to Guam

    Defense officials characterized the realignment of U.S. forces in the Pacific as a strategic move, similar to domestic Base Realignment and Closure moves. We get an update from David Bice, Executive Director of the Joint Guam Program Office.

  • Realignment moves hit Guam

    Two major defense contractors are joining forces to compete for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense development and sustainment contract.

  • Marine Corps redefines its role

    Leaked reports confirm SAMs in Afghanistan, Former agent alerted authorities in WikiLeaks case, Obama restores rank of disgraced Vietnam general

  • Navy may get a name change

    The Navy may be changing its name soon from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor in the Washington Bureau of the American Banker, has details on this an what else is moving on the Hill.

  • New Marine Corps M-RAP Vehicles on the ground in Afghanistan

    The first round of the military’s new mine-resistant ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles have hit the ground in Afghanistan. This comes just three months after the delivery order was awarded to the OshKosh Corporation. Dave Hansen is…

  • Retired Marine Corps General likely pick for NASA head

    Pick is also former astronaut and likely to meet with the President on Monday.

  • Happy Birthday!

    Today is the 233rd birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. It is also the third anniversary of the opening of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. We talk to the museum’s director, Lin Ezell,…