Defense

  • They’re trying to cut costs on Capitol Hill and Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) is leading the way when it comes to looking at the Defense Department. The Senator has crafted a bill that would require…

    February 25, 2009
  • The guidelines, issued Monday by public and private sector cybersecurity experts, are considered the low-hanging fruit to help agencies improve their network security immediately, says John Gilligan, a former Air Force and Energy Department chief information officer.

    February 23, 2009
  • Some experts say the U.S. military’s capabilities are the best in the world but it has to improve its capacity to fight irregular wars. NATO’s supreme allied commander for transformation Marine Corps Gen. James N.…

    February 20, 2009
  • Publication of pay-for-performance data made in \"spirit of transparency,\" program head defends system despite \"culture shock.\"

    February 19, 2009
  • By Amy Morris Executive Editor, FederalNewsRadio The payouts for pay for performance employees at the Department of Defense are complete. The National Security Personnel System (NSPS) is reporting on its website that close to 170,000…

    February 18, 2009
  • The U.S. Army is again reconsidering its plan for drawing down troops in Europe. The Associated Press reports Gen. Carter Ham, the head of Army troops in Europe, says that because U.S. troops in Europe have been used so much in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...

    February 18, 2009
  • One approach DoD and many other agencies are using to address the impending retirement wave is by attracting high school students through the Chief Information Officer Council\'s Information Technology Job Shadow Day.

    February 16, 2009
  • The Defense Department gave about 100 Washington, D.C. area high school students a behind the scenes look at the work done at the Pentagon. The goal is to excite these students to want to work…

    February 16, 2009
  • The Department of Defense is planning for a new dawn. Nearly half of its civilian workers will retire in the next few years. Officials at DoD are required to meet marks for their plans to…

    February 12, 2009
  • Opportunity name: Operation of the Information Assurance Technical Analysis Center (IATAC) Agency: Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Contract length: 7 years Estimated value: $1.68 billion Incumbent: Booz Allen Hamilton Services provided: The operations of the…

    February 09, 2009
  • Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr. Surgeon General, Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery February 9th and 11th, 2009

    February 09, 2009
  • Kevin Plexico VP Input February 9th, 2009

    February 09, 2009
  • Government auditors say the 2005 round of the Base Realignment and Closure is the biggest, most complex and most costly ever. Investigators from GAO say DOD agencies need to take steps to make sure BRAC…

    February 05, 2009
  • Federal agencies aren’t immune to the increasing cost of just about everything. Last year, we all felt the pinch of high gas prices topping over $4-dollars a gallon. So how can automakers help the government…

    February 03, 2009

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