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Replica Flying Fortress offers peek into WWII history

Federal Drive's Tom Temin lives a life-long dream as he soars above the Maryland countryside in a B-17 bomber. The aircraft, operated by the Liberty Foundation, is one of the few such bombers still flying.

Tags: DoD , aircraft , B-17 , World War II , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 06:23pm EDT

Army, Air Force sign up for shared network architecture

The Army says it has more next-generation network capacity than it needs, and the Air Force has the opposite problem. A new agreement to share infrastructure will save the Air Force more than $1 billion.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , DISA , Joint Information Environment , Cindy Moran , Richard Breakiron , Jared Serbu , technology

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 05:24am EDT

Army Reserve leverages private sector money to train soldiers

The Army Reserve has kicked off a program where it will partner with the private sector to help fund its large-scale training exercises. Lt. Gen. Jeff Talley, the chief of the Army Reserve, said the initiative capitalizes on what he sees as one of the Reserve's strengths: its members' connection to private employers.

Tags: DoD , Army Reserve , public-private partnerships , Jeffrey Talley , Angela Wannamaker , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:16pm EDT
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Army Reserve struggles to fill midgrade ranks

Signing up new recruits is not a problem for the Army Reserve. Getting them to stay long enough to fill slots for midgrade and senior enlisted positions is another matter.

Tags: DoD , workforce , Army Reserve , Tammy Smith , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:38am EDT
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How effective is simulated training? GAO cites gaps in Army, Marine Corps data

A new study by the Government Accountability Office says the Army and Marine Corps need to develop a set of metrics to better measure the benefits of simulation-based training over live training.

Tags: Marine Corps , Sharon Pickup , training , workforce , simulator , In Depth , Michael OConnell , DoD , GAO

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:46pm EDT
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Manning takes stand, apologizes for hurting US

Army Private Bradley Manning apologizes for giving classified documents to WikiLeaks. His sentencing hearing is raising questions about Army commanders' ability to spot mental health issues.

Tags: Bradley Manning , WikiLeaks ,

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 10:17am EDT

Army Corps of Engineers worries about a shrinking pool of talent

The Army Corps of Engineering is already having difficulty recruiting candidates for certain fields, and is convinced the problem will worsen unless STEM graduation rates increase.

Tags: DoD , STEM , Army Corps of Engineers , Thomas Bostick , workforce , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 06:09am EDT
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As DoD builds its first mobile infrastructure, officials try to avoid past mistakes

Defense Department's decision to centralize management of mobile technology is borne out of painful lessons from regular old wired IT networks. Budget pressure, officials say, makes it easier to sell the concept of doing things once and sharing the results.

Tags: DoD , technology , mobility , DISA , Gary Blohm , Brian Teeple , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/09/2013, 06:11am EDT
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Furloughs have feds singing the sequestration blues

Furloughs for civilian Defense Department employees officially kicked off this week. That has many employees singing the blues -- literally.

Tags: furloughs , sequestration , DoD , John T. Martin III

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:58pm EDT
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