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The Army is no longer using the term "psychological operations" for the unit in tasked with changing minds behind enemy lines. They say it sounds threatening. Now it's going to be called Military Information Support Operations. A U.S. Special Operations Command spokesman says more the new name more accurately reflects the unit's job of producing leaflets, radio broadcasts and loudspeaker messages to influence enemy soldiers and civilians.
The draft copy from June 15 of the document that describes how the Army thinks it will fight between 2016 to 2028
Ten days after the original announcement from officials, concerned families have started to get calls back.
Program will discuss the current status and progress made in Healthcare IT & with the NHIN, best practices & benefits, challenges or major hurdles to still overcome, new technology advances, and the vision for the future for Health IT and NHIN.
Tags: technology , Federal Executive Forum , Dr. Doug Frisdma , Dr. Stephen Ondra , Tom Conway , John Sabo , Michael Weiner , Justine Piereman , SSA , HHS , MEDCOM , McAfee , Global Government Relations , healthcare , IT , Jim Flyzik , Flyzik Group
Army Lt. Gen. Jeff Sorenson has been in demand over the last year. He explains why this week.
May 20, 2010
Amtower interviews James Lloyd, Program Director for the Veteran-Owned/Service Disabled Program at the US Army Office of Small Business Programs.
May 17, 2010
Over a year ago, the U.S. Army, and other branches of the military, were experimenting with the use of the virtual worlds social media site "Second Life" as a recruitment tool. Since that time, the military has branched out into using virtual worlds technology as a tool for collaboration. Now, civilian branches of government are looking to do the same thing. Federal News Radio's Max Cacas has our exclusive coverage of the Third annual Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference, which concludes today at the National Defense University here in D.C..
Tags: technology , best practices , virtual worlds , Second Life , Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference , Douglas Maxwell , U.S. Army Simulation and Training Center , MilLands , Paulette Robinson , iCollege , NDU , Barrack Obama , USDA , Max Cacas
WFED's Max Cacas reports.
On April 14, Army Secretary John M. McHugh personally awarded Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Program Management and Business Transformation Director William H. Weed with the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (DECS) Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon. The DECS, comparable to the military's Distinguished Service Medal, is the highest award granted by the Secretary of the Army to Army civilian personnel. Weed tells us about what he did that was so special.
Franklin Graham says the Army has withdrawn an invitation for him to appear at a special Pentagon prayer service. The Christian evangelist said he regrets the Army's decision but not stop praying for the troops. Graham, the son of legendary evangelist Billy Graham, has described Islam as evil in the past. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation raised the objection to the appearance, citing Graham's past remarks about Islam.