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DoD's top financial manager says the Pentagon is pressing forward to meet Congressional edicts for auditable financial statements. But constant federal budget emergencies are sapping huge amounts of energy from the financial workforce tasked with preparing for audit.
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Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the new Defense Health Headquarters in Virginia.
Military's cyber leaders say job satisfaction has so far trumped salary concerns when it comes to building and retaining a workforce of elite cyber warriors. Building the capacity of that training pipeline is the next challenge.
Tags: Obama Impact , DoD , cybersecurity , Workforce , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Michael Basla , Navy , Michael Rogers , Keith Alexander , U.S. Cyber Command , DISA , Henry Sienkiewicz , Roger Greenwell , Training , Jared Serbu , On DoD , DoD Report , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta requested that all of his department's agencies have their auditable financial statements to him by 2014.
The Air Force says the evaluations will set the standard for larger training programs for airmen and U.S. allies.
It's the first major overhaul of the program in 20 years. Among the changes, the Air Force is offering three "paths" for airmen — an educational to go back to school, a small business path to become an entrepreneur and a vocational technical path.
The Air Force's Chief of Transition Operations explains how a DoD program is helping servicemembers transition to civilian life. Plus, new training at military schools is helping teachers deal with high turnover, explains the director of the Department of Defense Education Activity.
The Air Force is looking for fresh ways to attack enemies in cyberspace, specifically to destroy, deceive or corrupt their networks.
Military's cyber offense and defense strategies are being executed by two separate teams that can't sufficiently share knowledge, per the commander of U.S. Cyber Command