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Gen. Raymond Odierno has been sworn in as the new Army chief of staff. At the ceremony, he said the United States must avoid rash decisions such as slashing the size of the Army in order to rein in the defense budget.
The Army is planning a 2012 release for a major information technology contract. Request for proposals are set for the second quarter on the 10-year, $5 billion dollar IT Enterprise Solutions-3 Hardware contract.
A year after a scandal upended the leadership at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army is making swift progress toward creating a single database of all those interred at the site. Soldiers are using iPhones to record information and submit it to analysts to check the data against existing records.
David Petraeus, the general widely credited with rescuing a failing U.S. war in Iraq, retired from the Army on Wednesday with a word of warning: Coming budget cuts must not impair the U.S. military's ability to fight a full range of conflicts, from major land wars to Iraq-like insurgencies.
For the first time this weekend, dual-commanders were deployed for a natural disaster, the Defense Department announced.
The Army's new cyber command, only 11 months old, is working to implement a strategic plan based on three pillars. One challenge is building a workforce that can meet the service's offensive and defensive objectives in cyberspace.
The Army has begun moving users of DoD's secret IP network to a more secure, two-factor PKI authentication system. It's one of several measures the service says it's taking to better use trusted identities on DoD networks.
Trying to change the culture-driven patterns of IT spending in the military services by issuing edicts would not work, and should not work, the Pentagon's chief information officer said. She said she sees her role as making sure the services have what they need, and that their IT efforts benefit DoD as an enterprise.
he Sept. 11 attacks transformed the Pentagon, ravaging the iconic building itself and setting the stage for two long and costly wars that reordered the way the American military fights.
Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, discusses the efforts to green the military.
The Army awarded General Dynamics and BAE Systems contracts for the technology development phase of the Ground Combat Vehicle contract.
A top Army general said Thursday he knows of no case in which the military's body armor has failed to do its job in protecting troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Army resumed its migration of users to its new cloud email system on Tuesday. Other enterprise services will follow behind it, including an enterprise version of Microsoft Sharepoint, which will mostly displace the Army Knowledge Online web portal, officials said.
The Pentagon will issue a strategic management plan by the end of August highlighting the services and agencies' plans and milestones to cut costs from back-office functions. DoD Deputy Chief Management Officer Beth McGrath said there are seven main areas DoD will review, including IT infrastructure, acquisition and the workforce. McGrath already is conducting reviews of the first set of efficiency initiatives that began this year.
On today's Federal Drive: The Commerce Department offers buyouts, the Army wants changes to its non-fighting force and the Navy test cyber readiness at sea.
Secretary John McHugh announced the creation of a new commission to revamp the part of the Army that prepares, trains, educates and supports troops. He said this part of the service has not been significantly update for 30 years.
The Pentagon is preparing a new approach that will allow it to buy and develop cybersecurity capabilities more quickly. If it succeeds, officials said they plan to expand it to other areas of IT.
The military has launched a broad campaign to treat tens of thousands of war veterans with traumatic brain injuries, often caused by roadside bombs. Since 2000, nearly 213,000 U.S. servicemen and women have suffered injuries, ranging from concussions to something penetrating the brain, the military said.
Tony McClure, who spent 20 years in the Army and now works at the Army's Information Technology Agency in Washington, discussed making his move to the Washington area after years out in the field.
On the Federal Drive: The Coast Guard became the first agency to adopt both iPhones and Android mobile platforms, the Navy cyber command gets a new leader and the National Treasury Employees Union re-elected its leader.