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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.
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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
The Air Force will also provide financial planning support, and a briefing on veterans benefits.
Col. Glenn Palmer has overseen basic training for all new Air Force recruits as commander of basic training at the 737th training group at the Texas base.