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Warfighters provide input in quest to improve MREs

The Defense Department's Combat Feeding Directorate oversees the nutritional requirements and changing tastes of America's fighting force when designing its MREs, or meals ready-to-eat.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 11:01am EST
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Three-sided equipping strategy may mean savings for Army

In a break from the Cold War mass-mobilization model, the Army is considering the Army Force Generation, or ARFOGEN, model as a way to find efficiency and savings in the equipping process.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 12:07pm EST
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Army's new PEO-EIS wants to engage with industry sooner

The Army's newly-appointed program executive officer for enterprise information systems wants shorter RFPs but more industry engagement and an holistic view of program capabilities

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 05:10am EST
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Army works to build and maintain intel capabilities in cloud

The Army says it's learned a lot about how to put intelligence capabilities directly into the hands of soldiers. The next challenge is to maintain the momentum for development of those capabilities once troops are out of combat.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 07:41pm EST
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Defense tries new strategy in WikiLeaks case

Defense Department analyst being tried in case involving biggest leak of U.S. secrets.

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 08:45am EST

DISA Global Combat Support System-Joint tops list of successful IT buys

Army Lt. Col. Camilla White, the deputy program manager for the GCSS, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss some IT-acquisition best practices learned from her experiences with the Increment 7 investment.

Friday - 12/16/2011, 06:42pm EST
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Congress tries to put brakes on DoD's Mark Center move

Massive spending bill includes provisions that would cap parking at the controversial office site until DoD implements traffic mitigation measures recommended by the department's inspector general.

Friday - 12/16/2011, 12:14pm EST

Army leadership applies pressure on data center consolidation

The Army's senior leaders want the service to beat its 2015 target to cut down the number of data centers it uses.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 07:04pm EST

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
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