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In Depth Show Blog - July 17, 2013
Wednesday - 7/17/2013, 6:49pm EDT
Today's Pentagon Solutions, sponsored by DRS Technologies, is an hour-long deep dive into issues affecting the top and bottom levels of the Defense Department. Today we're listening to a hearing about the status of wartime contracting reforms mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013. It's before the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight.
Navy Supply Corps
Defense Logistics Agency
Saving lives and supporting warfighters through better logistics earns a Navy man the Military Logistician of the Year award. Navy Cmdr. Jack May is an officer in the Navy Supply Corps and a reservist at the Defense Logistics Agency. He's the winner of the Admiral Stan Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence.
Federal News Radio
It's only a matter of time before the Defense Department workforce can bring its own mobile devices and connect them to military networks. But IT leaders at the Pentagon say that time is still years away. DoD says it's wrestling with security and policy challenges that many organizations don't have to think about as much.
spokeswoman, Officer of Personnel and Readiness
Department of Defense
Active duty service members and their families get a free ride at more than 2,000 places around the country this summer. Operation Appreciation will get those people into some pretty cool places for free. Cmdr. Leslie Hull-Ryde of the Defense Department's Office of Personnel and Readiness is here with details on Blue Star Museums.
Federal News Radio
Your agency may be missing out on capturing and sharing the knowledge of long-time federal employees before they retire. The use of mentors and knowledge management is inconsistent across the government. The Office of Personnel Management and the American Federation of Government Employees are teaming up to change the state of government-wide mentoring and knowledge sharing.
Principal Research Scientist
News of a zombie apocalypse broke into overair at a Montana television station. Lucky for Montana, it was a cyber vulnerability, not a real attack. Mike Davis, principal research scientist at IOActive, led the research that found a few glitches in the Emergency Alert System.
- Hagel orders 20 percent budget
cuts within top DoD offices (Federal News Radio)
- House again aims to merge E-Gov funding
(Federal News Radio)
- Joint Base Andrews preps for water outage, reduces
staffing levels (WTOP)
- Less than Half of Americans Trust Federal Government with Personal Info (Harris Interactive)