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Army News

Army Corps of Engineers worries about a shrinking pool of talent

The Army Corps of Engineering is already having difficulty recruiting candidates for certain fields, and is convinced the problem will worsen unless STEM graduation rates increase.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 06:09am EDT
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As DoD builds its first mobile infrastructure, officials try to avoid past mistakes

Defense Department's decision to centralize management of mobile technology is borne out of painful lessons from regular old wired IT networks. Budget pressure, officials say, makes it easier to sell the concept of doing things once and sharing the results.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 06:11am EDT
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Furloughs have feds singing the sequestration blues

Furloughs for civilian Defense Department employees officially kicked off this week. That has many employees singing the blues -- literally.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:58pm EDT

Berry Amendment, Congress' to do list, and lobbying

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how the Berry Amendment is affecting troop supplies, what's ahead for Congress when its members return from vacation, and the lobbying activities of companies that supply goods and services associated with the July 4th holiday.
July 4, 2013

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 06:28pm EDT
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Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases by 2017 to reduce spending as wars end

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 05:20am EDT

Army IT Agency showing the value, potential of emerging technologies

Greg Garcia, the director of the Army's IT Agency, said the organization has been piloting a virtualized desktop initiative and almost is ready to move into full production.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:27am EDT
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WikiLeaks trial shifting to Afghan war video

The court-martial of a U.S. Army private who gave troves of classified material to the website WikiLeaks is shifting in its second week to specific items he sent.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 10:53am EDT

Senators blast military response to sex assaults

Pentagon brass calls sexual assault 'like a cancer,' but insists commanders keep authority

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 02:48am EDT

In fight over intelligence IT system, Army prioritizes access to data

The Army says hard-won lessons on the battlefield have taught it that stovepiped IT systems have no place in the business of intelligence collection and sharing. It also acknowledges that enforcing a single set of common standards comes with some tradeoffs.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 04:11pm EDT
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Latest on sequestration and military budgets

On this week's edition of Pentagon Solutions, host Francis Rose looks at the latest information on furloughs at the Defense Department as well as the 2014 budgets for the Army and Air Force.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:31pm EDT
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US Army general facing sex charges back in court

Pre-trial hearing for US Army general facing sexual misconduct charges enters 2nd day

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 06:00am EDT

Army says no to more tanks, but Congress insists

Millions added by Congress for unwanted tanks highlights challenge of trimming military budget

Monday - 04/29/2013, 06:16am EDT

Army could lose 100,000 soldiers due to sequestration

Army leaders say the belated passage of a 2013 budget helped this year's fiscal picture, but the service still is more than $15 billion short of funds. If sequestration continues, the service will shrink by at least 100,000 soldiers.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 07:22am EDT
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Alaska-based soldier gets 16 years in spy case

Alaska-based soldier gets 16 years for selling secrets to FBI agent posing as Russian spy

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 10:44am EDT

DoD's 2014 budget: Fewer civilians, higher retiree health fees

The Defense Department's 2014 budget proposal reduces the size of the civilian workforce slightly, increases TRICARE premiums, and requests another round of base closures. It also calls for a slight raise for both civilian employees and uniformed servicemembers. The budget significantly exceeds the Defense spending caps in current law.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 12:52pm EDT

Officials: General fired over alcohol, sex charges

Defense officials: Army general fired over alcohol, sexual misconduct charges

Friday - 04/05/2013, 07:30am EDT

Army uses dashboard technology to combat suicides

System aggregates data from various Army components to help commanders detect risk factors for suicide.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 05:15am EDT
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Army employee shot, killed at Fort Knox in Ky.

Army civilian employee shot, killed at Fort Knox in Ky.; police seeking person of interest

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 04:00pm EDT

DoD puts 1 million users in its cloud email system

The Army expects to mostly finish the migration to enterprise email by the end of this month. The Air Force and the Navy begin pilot tests using the cloud applications.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 06:01am EDT
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Army promises improvements in evaluation of soldiers with PTSD

Internal review finds no systemic issues with regard to the misdiagnosis of post-traumatic stress among soldiers, but it makes dozens of recommendations for improving the disability evaluation system.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 06:05am EDT
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