The Army Reserve wants to make it easier for soldiers in the active component of the Army to make their way back and forth to the reserve components. To do it, the Reserve will raise its standards for those who continue to serve.
Declining budgets are a factor, but not the only factor in DoD\'s new strategic guidance. In this week\'s edition of On DoD, Pentagon spokesman George Little and Capt. John Kirby tell Federal News Radio the department would be implementing a new strategy with or without today\'s fiscal pressure.
The Air Force is hungry for energy like no agency in the federal government. The service\'s top energy official says they\'re trying to have a smaller appetite without hindering their mission.
In this edition of On DoD, we take a look back at one of the key events that made the military we have today what it is. 2011 was the 25th anniversary of the Goldwater-Nichols act. We marked the anniversary on Federal News Radio with a special series on how the major Defense reorganization made its way through Congress, and how lawmakers dragged the Pentagon, largely against its will, into a culture of jointness.
The Pentagon has standardized, course-based training and certification programs for its acquisition workforce. DoD\'s CFO wants comparable standards for the department\'s financial management community.
Cmdr. Dianna Wolfson is the project superintendent at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for the USS Newport News Engineered Overhaul, describes tool sharing program that saves time and money.
Col. John Morrison is director of the Army\'s LandWarNet Battle Command, the office that\'s in charge of integrating Army capabilities at the NIE.
The Defense Manpower Data Center has a number of responsibilities with respect to DoD. Mary Dixon, the director of the DMDC joined Jared Serbu for an interview on Federal News Radio\'s weekly defense program, On DoD.
The Defense Department\'s new strategic management plan includes changes to the department\'s previous business goals, as well as new areas DoD plans to focus on in the coming year.