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The Army will begin lifting its finger off of the pause button for enterprise email within the next few days, the service's chief information officer said.
The Defense Department is not keeping up with the Department of Veterans Affairs in evaluating the disabilities of injured servicemembers, the Army's second highest ranking officer said Monday. The two agencies are working toward a joint system to reduce the evaluation time from 540 days to 295 days.
Now the Army is sending four Squad Mission Support System robot Jeeps to the country, where they will haul supplies for troops.
The Army plans to cut nearly 9,000 civilian jobs by October of next year, Federal Times reports. Army Secretary John McHugh ordered Army leaders to start cutting staffing as part of former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' efficiency initiatives.
On Today's Federal Drive: The effect of the S&P downgrade on federal agencies, GSA rethinks new pay-for-parking rule and the Army cuts civilian personnel.
Half the cuts will come from the Army's Installation Management Command -- that's almost 12 per cent of the total workforce at the command.
This "environmentally responsive" material would constantly adjust to outside conditions as well as body heat.
Tom Hawley, deputy undersecretary of the Army, and Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, discuss the Army's new acquisition in a press conference.
An Army-commissioned study finds that since 1996, the service has spent more than a billion dollars per year on defense systems that wound up being cancelled. Army leaders say they recognize the problem, and have already begun moving aggressively toward reform.
Android devices are next up in DoD's effort to get off-the-shelf smartphones up to snuff with the Pentagon's security needs. Also, the Army looks for a better way to do two-factor authentication on mobile devices.
Federal officials no longer plan to contest joint bankruptcy pleadings brought by legally married same-sex couples, a Department of Justice spokeswoman said Friday.
The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have surrounded the burial of eight sets of cremated human remains found in urns in a single grave.
Katherine Hammack is the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations & Environment in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army.
The Army contract calls for 29 blimp-like vehicles that will carry sophisticated surveillance equipment above the terrain of Afghanistan for constant intelligence.
Beth McGrath, DoD's deputy chief management officer, said reworking acquisition regulations will include new ways to buy technology and promote agile development. The Pentagon is targeting everything from the way it buys technology to standardizing business systems in an effort to save money and become more efficient. DoD wants to standardize 15 common, commercial business processes.
The Army has awarded a $286 million contract to General Dynamics for the production of air-to-ground rockets. Under the contract, the Hydra-70 rockets are to be delivered by April 2015.
The Army has awarded the Oshkosh Corporation a $226 million contract for 5,131 underbody improvement kits for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All Terrain Vehicle.
After losing the dreaded black berets, Army soldiers who work at the Pentagon face yet another uniform change. They will soon abandon the current combat uniform for more businesslike attire.
Soldiers working at the Pentagon will trade their combat camouflage for business-like uniforms.
Virginia has been chosen as the home of the National Museum of the U.S. Army.