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Army reconsider $323 M award to Boeing

The contract is for a new intelligence-gathering plane.

Friday - 03/25/2011, 03:10pm EDT

Army, Marines begin separate ERP rollouts

The Army and Marine Corps are both in the early phases of deploying logistics accountability systems that will replace a collection of disconnected, stovepiped IT systems and processes that have grown up since the 1960s. Though the systems share the same objective, they were made by different vendors, prompting questions from one member of Congress.

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 07:35am EDT
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For Army, network tops modernization priorities

Susan Lawrence, the Army's newly-appointed Chief Information Officer members of the IT and communications industry that the service is focused on creating an end-to-end IT infrastructure, eliminating structures that required soldiers to train and live on one network, and deploy on another.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 07:06am EDT
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Female suicide rates triple at war

The suicide rate for female soldiers triples when they go to war, according to data from an Army study.

Friday - 03/18/2011, 08:40am EDT

More head injuries rate Purple Hearts

More U.S. troops who sustain combat-related brain injuries could soon be eligible for the Purple Heart.

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 10:40am EDT

Fixed price contracting the future in Army?

At least one Senior Army Official says fixed-price contracting might not be the way to go for the Army.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 03:37pm EDT

Arlington Cemetery updates call center data

The cemetery's call center now has access to data and can answer every inquiry from veterans and family members.

Monday - 03/14/2011, 08:02pm EDT

Army teeing up acquisition reforms

The Defense Department's efficiencies initiative isn't just about internal DoD processes, the Army's acquisition chief said Wednesday. The service wants its vendors to help find ways to reduce costs and take on risk in the process, he said.

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 07:06am EST
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Army ready to take wi-fi to the battlefield

The Army plans to field smart phones that can work under three wireless technologies.

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 10:40am EST

Army names Susan Lawrence new CIO

The Army appointed Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence as chief information officer on Thursday.

Friday - 03/04/2011, 04:38pm EST

Navy, Air Force kick off baseball series

Friday - 02/25/2011, 02:46pm EST

Agencies figuring out how to take network vitals

OMB mandated departments implement continuous monitoring of their cyber networks by 2012. Part of meeting that goal is understanding what hardware and software currently reside on the computing backbone.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 07:58am EST
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Army forging ahead on smartphone tests

The service says it's getting closer to determining the path forward for issuing smartphones to soldiers in the field. It's something the service says could eventually provide warfighters with an all-in-one platform for training, battlefield communications and more.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 07:54am EST
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Petraeus to investigate psych op claims

After allegations emerged that the Army may have illegally carried out psychological operations on Congressional delegations to secure increased funding for the war in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petreaus will investigate the matter.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 03:22pm EST

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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