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Army's Network Integration Evaluation puts ideas into soldiers' hands

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.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 11:24am EST
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Congress throws up roadblock to Army enterprise email

House and Senate negotiators who hammered out an agreement for the 2012 defense authorization bill added language that puts the brakes on the Army's transition to an enterprise email effort. The language adds several requirements the Army and DoD must meet before moving forward with the project.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 03:28pm EST

Army helicopters crash on Washington base, 4 dead

Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in an accident that killed four soldiers, a military spokesman said late Monday.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 05:24am EST

Army-Navy rivalry takes to Twitter

The faceoff between the Navy Midshipmen and the Army Black Knights is almost here, and the pre-game anticipation has already spread to Twitter.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 04:03pm EST
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Army moves forward with plan to cut 8,700 civilian staff

The brunt of the Army's plan to cut 8,700 positions by October 2012 will take place within the Installation Management Command, Army Materiel Command, and Training and Doctrine Command.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 06:11am EST

Army War College updates cyber handbook

One change is in the Army War College's Information Operations handbook. Dennis Murphy, a professor of Information Operations and Information in Warfare at the Army War College Center for Strategic Leadership, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the new cyber curriculum.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 06:47pm EST
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Part 2: DoD finds clear benefits in aftermath of Goldwater-Nichols

After the passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act, the Pentagon stopped fighting the Congressional push for the military services to come together. Instead, it innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress. Can that model be exported to the rest of the federal government?

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:30am EST
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Army completes second round of handheld-systems testing

Col. Dan Hughes, the director of the Army's system-of-systems integration, joined in Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the second round of testing of the Army's handheld systems.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 08:56pm EST
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Part 1: 25 years ago, Goldwater-Nichols united the Pentagon

It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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EPA and Army partner for Net Zero effort

The Army is collaborating with the Environmental Protection Agency to makes its bases more sustainable as part of its Net Zero initiative.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 11:04am EST
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Moran's objections to BRAC move confirmed in new DoD IG report

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) had objected the move that he said would further exacerbate traffic in the area. Now the Army's inspector general is issuing a report this week concluding the Army used flawed traffic data to make its case for locating workers to the current location along Interstate 395.

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 10:04am EST
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Army successfully tests Advanced Hypersonic weapon

Flying low, far and fast, the Army's new missile, the Advanced Hypersonic weapon, successfully completed a test run between two points in the Pacific.

Friday - 11/18/2011, 09:38am EST

DoD officials celebrate opening of new Walter Reed hospital

The hospital is a merger of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center. The Army moved patients from the Washington facility to the Bethesda campus and a new hospital at Fort Belvoir in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 10:21am EST

Joint Chiefs argue against National Guard representation

For the first time in the memory of any currently-serving member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, all six members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified at a single hearing Thursday. Their message: Don't add a seventh.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 05:03am EST
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Dempsey advises against adding National Guard to Joint Chiefs

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said he will recommend to Congress that the chief of the National Guard bureau not become a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He announced the decision ahead of expected Congressional testimony later this week so service members would hear it from him first, before hearing it on the news.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 07:21am EST

Stats show Army 'likes' social media

More than 1 million people like the Army's Facebook page and more than 100,000 people follow the Army on Twitter.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 04:51pm EST

Army software filters classified info

The software can stop someone from uploading a secret document, pinpoint the location of the breach, and notify administrators.

Friday - 11/04/2011, 06:48pm EDT

Army to meet renewable energy goals through predictability

The Energy Initiatives Task Force held its first industry day to explain how it wants to get green energy projects built on installations. The Army must receive 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025. The task force will develop an acquisition strategy and a new multiple-award contract over the next year.

Friday - 11/04/2011, 05:30am EDT
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Army war games tackles future capabilities

Unified Quest is an annual scenario-planning exercise for the Army to examine future force development.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 04:49pm EDT

Army prepares new set of network standards

The Army is preparing to publish a new set of standards that will dictate what technology is allowed to operate on its network. Officials say the integrated network baseline will let the service do a better job of keeping up with the technology cycle by adopting, common, open standards, without dictating precisely what technologies they'll allow. The Army also plans to require any vendors who want to participate in its huge Network Integration Evaluation to comply with the baseline.

Monday - 10/31/2011, 12:57pm EDT
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