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Acquisition feds recalled from retirement

Agencies asked 125 annuitants for help last year with Army leading the way, bringing 44 retired federal workers back to help with acquisition processes.

Tags: contracting , pay and benefits , Dan Gordon , OFPP , Army , DHS , USDA , acquisition workforce , annuitants , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 11:28am EDT

DoD benefitting from BRAC-inspired IT upgrades

Moving into a new building has allowed DISA to revamp its technology infrastructure, including consolidating circuits, servers and paper records. The Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical is building a new network to carry health data and applications for three services to share. Both organizations say without BRAC, these changes would have taken longer to happen.

Tags: BRAC , BRAC Impact , DISA , Army , Jason Miller , technology , DoD , Henry Sienkiewicz , Chuck Chapdelaine , Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical , Navy , Ft. Meade , records management , IP network , health IT , data center consolidation

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 10:52am EDT
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BRAC links and resources

Federal News Radio has compiled a list of important links and resources on the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure.

Tags: BRAC , BRAC Impact , DoD , Army , Marine Corps , Navy , DISA , Ft. Meade , Ft. Belvoir , Mark Center

Monday - 05/09/2011, 02:00am EDT

DoD’s cloud e-mail plot thickens

Just how many Defense Department employees will eventually be using a cloud-based e-mail service depends who you ask. Maj. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s vice director, told reporters Tuesday, selling the Navy and Air Force on its cloud-based email system is a matter of when, not if. However, Hawkins admits, “If you [...]

Tags: Army , cloud computing , Congress , DISA , email as a service , House Armed Services Committee , Navy

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 05:31pm EDT

Who pays for the F-35 alternate engine?

The Pentagon has been telling Congress for years it doesn't want the F136 alternative engine for the F35 fighter jet, because it costs too much money.

Tags: F-35 , fighter jet , DoD , Dale Church , F136 alternative engine , GE , Rolls Royce , contracting , In Depth

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 05:14pm EDT
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All DoD eyes focused on Army's cloud email transition

The Army is moving its email to the Defense Information Systems Agency's cloud. DISA's vice chief told reporters Tuesday that getting the rest of the military services on board was a question of when, not if.

Tags: DoD , technology , Army , DISA , Navy , Mike Krieger , Ronnie Hawkins , enterprise email , data center consolidation , cloud computing , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 07:21am EDT
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Information sharing 'instrumental' in bin Laden killing

Information sharing has come a long way since Sept. 11, 2001. This interagency collaboration will be key to military successes, especially as the Defense Department prepares for massive spending cuts.

Tags: Howie Chandler , DoD , DoD Report , information sharing , Osama bin Laden , Steve Cooper , DHS

Monday - 05/02/2011, 11:28am EDT
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Do's and don'ts of military blogging

To give insight on what military bloggers can and can't do is milblogger and retired Senior Master Sergeant Rex Temple of the Air Force.

Tags: Rex Temple , DoD , blogs , technology , security , social media , In Depth

Friday - 04/29/2011, 05:36pm EDT
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New satellite to provide missile-launch warning

At nearly four times the budget, a new Air Force satellite is about to be launched nine years late.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , DoD , USAF , Space-Based Infrared System

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 08:40am EDT

Pentagon Labyrinth: Richards on gaps in DoD planning

Retired Air Force Colonel Chet Richards says DoD has missed the mark in several of its big decisions during recent years. He says defense leaders are making choices that leave people scratching their heads.

Tags: Pentagon Labyrinth series , Chet Richards , DoD , budget , Dorobek Insider ,

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 04:30pm EDT
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