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Iraqi forces get new start

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Iraqi security forces have new momentum in their battle to regain territory lost this year to ISIL.

Tags: Iraq , ISIL , Chuck Hagel , DoD , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 09:50am EST

Audits Scheduled

The DoD has awarded contracts to independent public accounting firms to conduct audits of current year appropriated funds for all of the military services.

Tags: DoD , audit , KPMG , Air Force , Ernst & Young , Cotton and Company

Friday - 12/05/2014, 01:41pm EST

Jo Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary for Civil Works, Army

Wednesday is the five-year anniversary of the Army Corps of Engineers Veterans Curation Program. The program gives veterans a chance to learn new skills that will help them transition to civilian jobs. Jo-Ellen Darcy is assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained how the program started, and why they're celebrating.

Tags: Jo Ellen Darcy , DoD , In Depth

Monday - 12/01/2014, 04:28pm EST
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Art therapy opens up creative world for recovering soldier

While receiving therapy for a traumatic brain injury, wounded warrior discovers artistic talent he never knew he had.

Tags: Jonathan Meadows , DoD , Warrior Care , Wounded Warriors , therapy , traumatic brain injury , art , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 04:19pm EST

The new face of the Army

Former Army CIO Susan Lawrence discusses the challenges her agency faces in modernizing its network systems and the future of women in the service.

Tags: Susan Lawrence , CIO , Booz Allen Hamilton , information technology

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 12:03pm EST

DoD's helicopter modernization program a testbed for open architecture

The Defense Department has professed a belief in open systems architectures for years, but has had trouble translating its stated policy preferences into acquisition outcomes. A program to modernize the military's helicopters aims to change that

Tags: DoD , technology , open architecture , Future Vertical Lift , Joint Multi-Role Program , Navy , CSIS , Honeywell , Boeing , William Hargreaves , Dan Bailey , Thomas Dubois , Joseph Riter

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 03:26am EST
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From Wellesley to Wendy's: How Janet Hill became the 'General'

Janet Hill, principal at Hill Family Advisors, sits down with the Women of Washington radio show to discuss the importance of diversity in American corporations and her famous Wellesley classmate - Hillary Clinton.

Tags: Janet Hill , Hill Family Advisors , Women of Washington , Hillary Clinton , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , Wendys

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 10:09am EST

Dr. John Dye, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

The pace of new Ebola infections appears to have leveled off, but its too early declare victory. A lot of work is going on behind the scenes, on the research front. Army scientists are working on a vaccine for Ebola. With troops being deployed to West Africa to help control and treat the outbreak, Army scientists are taking the most advanced vaccines forward as quickly as possible. Dr. John Dye is the viral immunology branch chief at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. He tells Tom Temin on the Federal Drive that for the Army, research into infectious diseases has a long history.

Tags: Ebola , West Africa , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , DoD , John Dye , Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Monday - 11/17/2014, 09:22am EST
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Army's move to enterprise email kicked culture transformation into gear

Mike Krieger, the former Army deputy CIO/G6, retired after 35 years in government. He says the move to email-as-a-service in the cloud provided the Army the roadmap to change how it looks at shared services.

Tags: technology , Mike Krieger , cloud computing , enterprise email , DISA , Joint Regional Security Stacks , cybersecurity , Ask the CIO , jason miller

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 04:41am EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Leaders at the Army Corps of Engineers say the effects of climate change mean its vast network of civil works projects is going to have to contend with weather events that are more severe and most importantly less predictable. As Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu reports, the Corps is changing its planning process to account for that uncertainty, and it's about much more than building higher and stronger dams and levees.

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers , Jared Serbu , In Depth , Francis Rose , climate change , management

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:27pm EST
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