An IG inspection found half a billion dollars in unfunded maintenance items at DoD health care facilities, including at least seven that could cause death or serious injuries.
Braithwaite is the first Senate-confirmed Navy secretary since last November, when the Trump Administration fired Richard Spencer.
DoD’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is in a hurry to move its software development to an enterprise cloud platform. The Air Force’s Cloud One is the next-best option for now.
Officials said Friday that DoD’s newest combatant command will stay at its temporary home in Colorado Springs for the next six years; it’s expected to take about that long for a new basing decision to be made and new facilities to be built.
An independent assessment by the Defense Business Board found DoD’s chief management officer is “nearly unanimously” viewed as ineffective — partly because the CMO was never set up for success.
The Pentagon told its contracting officers and contract administrators to boost the amount of money it pays vendors in the form of progress payments as one way to increase their cash flow amidst a sagging economy.
U.S. Forces Korea has banned several non-uniformed personnel from its bases for the next two years for violating the command’s health protection orders.
It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.
The Pentagon plans to announce new contracts under the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic supply of critical N95 respirators over the next three months.
Sarkis Tatigian joined the Navy in 1942. He’s been there ever since, until his death this week at the age of 96. Read about him and other Defense news in this week’s DoD Reporter’s Notebook.
Delta Air Lines reduced its spare parts inventory by $500 million by moving toward condition-based maintenance. The Air Force thinks it can achieve something similar.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.