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Pentagon to make building access easier

The Defense Department is making the Pentagon's physical access control system accept Common Access Cards. Currently, people who work at the Defense headquarters and other facilities must carry two secure identity cards. The Army also will test giving smart cards to retirees.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 07:40am EST
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Walter Reed trains Iraqi physical therapists

Sharing knowledge is key and both parties are learning a lot from each other's knowledge and experience.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 08:40am EST

Army to cut 30% in overseas spending

Overall, the Pentagon's request for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan is $118 billion, a $42 billion reduction from its 2011 request.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 10:40am EST

Have you jumped on the USA Express?

Cordell Hall, program manager and music director for USA EXPRESS, joins host Derrick Dortch for an in-depth look at the Army's touring show band.
February 11, 2011

Friday - 02/11/2011, 02:18pm EST
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Report finds uncivil fatality rates in civil affairs command

Although a mere fraction of the troops are dedicated to Civil Affairs, they have been deployed without proper training and equipment to hostile territory to carry out heroic efforts against difficult odds and they are killed far out of proportion to their numbers, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found. We get details from the Center's Barbara Slavin.

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 10:08am EST
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DCAA tightens audit scopes, sees big returns

DCAA has added 500 employees over the last two years but is conducting fewer, though higher quality, audits each year. Director Patrick Fitzgerald explains the thinking behind a new framework.

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 09:40am EST
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Medal of Honor recipient to end Army career

Medal of Honor recipient and Iowa native Staff Sgt. Sal Giunta will end his Army career in June and move to Colorado to pursue his education, a military spokesman said Tuesday.

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 08:40am EST

Army marches e-mail to the cloud

The Army has announced that it will start moving individual e-mail accounts to a cloud-based enterprise e-mail service by the middle of this month.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 09:40am EST

Army puts brakes on insourcing

A directive signed this week by the secretary of the Army requires high-level review and analysis of any proposal to insource contracting functions. Outside groups have accused DoD of insourcing workers based on arbitrary quotas.

Friday - 02/04/2011, 12:18pm EST
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Virtual reality shows real promise for PTSD

Virtual reality applications are being designed and implemented across various points in the military deployment cycle to prevent, identify and treat combat-related PTSD. We learn more from research pioneer Dr. Albert "Skip" Rizzo.

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 09:40am EST
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Army looks to replace the M-16

For the first time in almost 50 years, the U.S. Army wants to replace the standard rifle shouldered by hundreds of thousands of frontline troops around the world.

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 08:40am EST

Cloud, cloud, everywhere there’s cloud

Wow. So much news about cloud, so little time. Good thing we have this blog, right? Federal News Radio was busy covering news about cloud computing this week. We"ve gathered all of those stories here for easy access. Army weeks away from enterprise e-mail rollout The Army will begin migrating employees to its new cloud-based [...]

Sunday - 01/30/2011, 04:45pm EST

Army weeks away from enterprise e-mail rollout

The Army is nearly finished with the testing phase of its new DISA-hosted enterprise e-mail service and plans to begin migrating users into the cloud in mid-February.

Friday - 01/28/2011, 06:21pm EST

GAO: DoD needs greater financial accountability

A GAO report reviews DoD's financial management.

Friday - 01/28/2011, 02:16pm EST

First Lady to observe how soldiers stay fit

First Lady Michelle Obama will learn about new soldier training at Ft. Jackson.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 11:34am EST

Defense confirms Web hack, pulls site

The PharmacoEconomic Center website has been pulled offline while security flaws are reviewed.

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 08:30am EST

Hackers sell access to military websites

The hacker intelligence initiative has unearthed evidence that dozens of sites are up for sale, including defense and federal sites.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 10:30am EST

Army looks to cut fighting force

Tighter promotion opportunities and stronger up-or-out rules may loom as the Army seeks to cut the force by tens of thousands of soldiers.

Monday - 01/24/2011, 08:40am EST

Army releases social media handbook

The handbook offers tips to maintain security while online.

Friday - 01/21/2011, 03:01pm EST

Army sees smart phones as force multipliers

The smart phone is about to go from practical to tactical. We learn more from Lt. Gen. Michael Vane, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center.

Friday - 01/21/2011, 09:40am EST
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