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Kevin Brancato, Senior Defense Analyst, Bloomberg Government

The new year will bring new contracting initiatives throughout government. A big case in point: The Army's forthcoming Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services, or RS3. It's one of several big, multiple-award contracts that will drive consolidation of professional services. Many more service contracts are likely to flow through vehicles like RS3 and the Navy's SeaPort E. Kevin Brancato, Senior Defense Analyst at Bloomberg Government, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to provide a broader outlook on RS3 and defense contracting in 2015.

Tags: Kevin Brancato , Bloomberg Government , RS3 , Navy , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , contracting

Friday - 01/02/2015, 10:23am EST
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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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