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Lt. Col. Scott Nelson, Cyber P3 program manager, U.S. Army Reserve

Cyber challenges are more prevalent than ever. That's driving the need for more people with the professional skills necessary to prevent and mitigate attacks. To that end, the Army Reserve has launched a new partnership to build its network of cyber warriors. The program is designed to train soldiers in cyber warfare for both the Reserve and private sector employers. Lt. Col. Scott Nelson is the Army Reserve's Cyber P3 Program Manager. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on how it all works.

Tags: Scott Nelson , Army Reserve , DoD , cybersecurity , Federal Drive

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 09:13am EST
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Maj. Gen. Steve Smith, Former U.S. Army, Pat Park, Metalogix

Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning personify the concept of the insider threat. Defending against that threat is now one of the highest priorities for the military and intelligence communities. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Steven Smith is former chief information security officer for the Army. He's now Security Technology Adviser to Metalogix. Pat Park is vice president for public sector at Metalogix. On In Depth with Francis Rose, they explained how agencies can tackle the different types of insider threats.

Tags: Steven Smith , Metalogix , Pat Park , Industry Chatter , industry , In Depth

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 04:38pm EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Army's been working for the past several years on a more "comprehensive" approach to fitness instead of one that measures how many pushups a soldier can do or how quickly she can run a mile. But when it comes to the overall health of the force, the Army's surgeon general says her biggest concern is how much sleep soldiers are getting each night. It's not enough. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu writes about it in this week's edition of inside the reporter's notebook. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain.

Tags: Jared Serbu , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , DoD , sleep deprived

Tuesday - 02/10/2015, 08:31am EST
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Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: Army to soldiers: get some sleep; DoD energy use falls to lowest level on record

In this week's Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook, the Army wants its soldiers to have healthy exercise, nutrition and sleep routines and DoD energy use falls to lowest level on record. Also in this edition...

Tags: Inside the DoD Reporters Notebook , Jared Serbu , DoD , green government , technology

Monday - 02/09/2015, 03:37am EST

Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Army's been working for the past several years on a more "comprehensive" approach to fitness, instead of one that measures how many pushups a soldier can do or how quickly he can run a mile. But when it comes to the overall health of the force, the Army's surgeon general says her biggest concern is how much sleep they're getting. It's not enough. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu writes about it in this week's edition of Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD , In Depth

Friday - 02/06/2015, 05:33pm EST
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For Army, upgraded IT networks might mean fewer deployed soldiers

The Army is revisiting its approach to mission command and leaning on improved IT networks as one way to make its forces more flexible.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Joint Information Environment , Joint Regional Security Stacks , Robert Ferrell , Doug Wiltsie , Dan Hughes , Jared Serbu

Friday - 02/06/2015, 04:09am EST

Budget request reveals Army still in transition mode

The Army's budget request details a branch in transition, from both a military and financial perspective.

Tags: DoD , budget , pay and benefits , BRAC , Congress , OCO , BCA , sequestration , Thomas Horlander , Sean McCalley

Thursday - 02/05/2015, 06:00pm EST

Ray Chandler, Sergeant Major of the Army

Friday is the last day of service for Sergeant Major of the Army Ray Chandler. He will retire as the top enlisted man in the Army after nearly 34 years of service. He's the 14th Sergeant Major, and his main job is advisor to Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared what thoughts are top-of-mind for him as he prepares to wind down his service.

Tags: Ray Chandler , DoD , Sergeant Major of the Army , In Depth

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 04:12pm EST
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Dr. Donald Reago, Director, Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate, CERDEC, U.S. Army

Army scientists and engineers are advancing sensors research in hopes of giving future soldiers enhanced situational awareness. Soldiers of 2025 and beyond may wear sensors to help detect and prevent threats like dehydration or elevated blood pressure. Dr. Donald Reago is the director of the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the possibilities.

Tags: Donald Reago , CERDEC , Fort Belvoir , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , technology

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 09:22am EST
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