When the Defense Department announced its plan to upgrade most of its computers to Windows 10 by 2017, the Marine Corps, characteristically, said it would go first. But the smallest of the Defense services has run into problems.
Justice officials said former Marine Contracting Officer David Liu worked with two government contractors to exchange protected procurement information of competitors to rig the bidding process for a multimedia services Navy contract in Somalia.
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel delivered supplies in support of the Japanese government’s relief effort following recent earthquakes near Kumamoto.
During 14 years of war in the Middle East, Marines and soldiers came to rely on having ready access to computers. And the more capability they had, the more they wanted. Fuel trucks became targets for insurgents, and defending them became an extra burden for troops. Clearly, a more efficient solution was needed.
The Navy Department is making it clear that military members and civilians can be reassigned or dismissed from government service altogether if they don’t stay current on their cyber defense training.
If there’s anxiety from war, self pity, or cynicism, you don’t see it in these faces.
This photo gallery shows how U.S. Navy personnel and their families are celebrating the holiday season at home and abroad.
When it comes to mental application, men don’t have it over women. Only today’s training and the ultimate goal matter.
The Department of the Navy is taking the lead in the military by allowing personnel to wear fitness devices such as a Fitbit or Nike Fuel Band. Naval officials said they want to promote a “culture of fitness” while preserving a secure and classified environment.
The Marine Corps pays almost three times as much to move a vehicle for a permanent change of station as the Army does. The Government Accountability Office found the military is spending more on PCS moves even though the forces are actually making fewer reassignments. Retired Navy Adm. John Harvey is former Commander of the Fleet Forces Command and former Chief of Naval Personnel. He’s now Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He told In Depth with Francis Rose what’s driving the increase in costs.