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Army readies new network standards

The Army plans to release technical standards for its IT systems next year, in a process that leaders say will give greater predictability to industry. For the Army, the benefit will be an enterprise network that lets it quickly integrate new technologies as they come to market.

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 05:25am EDT
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Ground forces shouldn't bear brunt of DoD cuts, Army leaders argue

In the face of suggestions that the military of the future will rely more on air and sea power than ground forces, Army leaders say such arguments were wrong in the past and are wrong now.

Tuesday - 10/11/2011, 05:37am EDT
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Medal of Honor recipient shies from 'hero' label

When President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, to Army Ranger Sfc.Leroy Arthur Petry, he became only the second living, active-duty service member to receive the honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 02:57pm EDT
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After decade of war, how are reserves holding up?

Retired Maj. Gen James Snyder, the assistant chief of the Army Reserves, discussed the challenges for reserves as they withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan and return to civilian life. Snyder spoke from the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 02:54pm EDT
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Odierno seeks more efficient Army readiness

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno discussed the Army's top priorities, including more efficient readiness for deployed troops at the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 02:52pm EDT
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Chiarelli: Caring for troops' health doesn't end on battlefield

Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli discussed managing health in the field vs. Managing health for wounded warriors when they return home as well as some of the new programs for wounded vets. Chiarelli spoke at the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 02:51pm EDT
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Despite grounded perception, Army has strong presence in Pacific

Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski shared his perspective on the Army's mission and challenges in the Pacific. Wiercinski spoke with Federal News Radio from the Association of the U.S. Army 2011 conference.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 02:37pm EDT
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Reverse reviews: Soldiers rating their bosses?

Oct. 1 was the deadline for Army Officers to have completed at least one 360-degree evaluation, which includes reviews from superiors and subordinates, Army Times reports.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 11:32am EDT

Army aviators in high demand on the battlefront

Army aviators the soldiers who fly attack missions, ferry troops and supplies and evacuate the wounded are in ever-increasing demand even as America eyes the exits in Afghanistan. The Afghanistan conflict, which marked its 10th anniversary Friday, is in many ways a helicopter war.

Friday - 10/07/2011, 06:43pm EDT

Army, Navy construction amps up as contracts awarded

More than a dozen construction companies won spots on a multiple-award Army construction contract, worth $499 million. The also awarded an $11 million contract to restore and modernize a building in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 12:40pm EDT

Top 10 agencies with telework issues

How does your agency compare to others when it comes to allowing employees to telework? The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey gives some insight.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 08:55pm EDT

At Pentagon, lessons learned on data center consolidation

Like every agency, the Defense Department has to help the government reduce its IT footprint. But unlike most agencies, it has more than a decade of data center consolidation experience to lean on. Space dedicated to servers in the Pentagon has come down from 45,000 to 15,000 square feet over the past 15 years, officials said.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 04:47pm EDT
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Senate Approps wants DoD to use commercial batteries

The committee says the battery issue threatens battlefield effectiveness.

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 05:20pm EDT

Army improves Arlington National Cemetery management

The Army is reporting progress in cleaning up management of Arlington National Cemetery. The cemetery was hit last year by a scandal revealing misidentified graves and a dysfunctional leadership team.

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 09:50am EDT

Army Materiel Command offering buyouts

AMC is offering $25,000 dollars to more than 30 civilian employees at its headquarters in Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, Federal Times reports.

Monday - 09/19/2011, 12:38pm EDT

Pentagon Solutions: Army's Katherine Hammack

Katherine Hammack is the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment.

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 05:50pm EDT
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Air Force at risk of missing financial audit deadline

The Navy and Army told the House Armed Services Committee they were on track to meet the 2017 deadline to have clean financial audit. The Army Corps of Engineers already achieved the goal and the Marine Corps is well on its way as well.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 07:47pm EDT

Odierno sworn in as Army Chief of Staff

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.

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:42am EDT

Army plans major IT contract for 2012

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.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 11:14am EDT

Arlington on its way to single burial database

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.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 05:15am EDT
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