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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

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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At the Pentagon, most Army PCs will be replaced with virtual desktops

Prodded by an earlier pilot project with the Joint Staff, the Army is moving aggressively to replace thousands of desktop computers at the Pentagon with zero client hardware. The project should be completed by the end of 2015.

Tags: DoD , technology , Virtualization , Virtual Desktop Infrastructure , Zero client , Desktop Platform as a Service , Dan Miller , Tom Sasala , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 04:18am 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 , DoD , CIO , information technology , Booz Allen Hamilton , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm

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

From Army sniper to IT professional: One vet's story of his transition to civilian life

It may seem like a leap to go from Army sniper to a career helping federal agencies deliver great online customer service and software development practices. But that's the story of Randy Tharp. A wounded warrior of two tours of duty in Iraq, he's also had two tours of duty as a federal civilian employee before heading to the Five-Nine Group.

Tags: Randy Tharp , Federal Drive , veteran , Veterans Affairs , Five9Group , people

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 12:09pm EST

Randy Tharp, Director of Business Development, Five 9 Group

It may seem like a leap to go from Army sniper to a career helping federal agencies deliver great online customer service and software development practices. But that's the story of Randy Tharp. He's a wounded warrior of two tours of duty in Iraq, and he's also had two tours of duty as a federal civilian employee before heading to the Five 9 Group. Tom Temin spoke to Tharp on the Federal Drive.

Tags: Randy Tharp , Five 9 Group , customer service , software development , workforce , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 07:31am EST
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