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Army Corps of Engineers embraces uncertainty in planning for climate change

The Army Corps of Engineers' strategy for building more resilient civil works infrastructure involves planning for more unpredictable weather events, and treating watersheds as integrated systems instead of a collection of standalone projects.

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers , civil works , climate change , Thomas Bostick , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:26pm EST
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Leaders at the Department of Veterans Affairs just found out that independent auditors have given their IT security program a failing grade for the 16th year in a row. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has details on the security shortcomings and what VA says it's doing to fix them.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , IT security , Jared Serbu , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 11/14/2014, 04:25pm EST
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Tim Peplaw, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is helping with Ebola civilian relief efforts in Africa. The agency launches a new public website featuring maps showing power grids, roads and other infrastructure that might be useful to civilian workers. Tools will let users pinpoint Ebola cases by location. Tim Peplaw is director of NGA's Readiness, Response and Recovery group. Peplaw points out to Tom Temin on the Federal Drive that for the NGA, support for humanitarian causes is nothing new.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Ebola , NGIA ,

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 07:11pm EST
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Former sailor charged with impersonating a Navy SEAL

Law enforcement set up a sting operation to arrest a former sailor who was impersonating an active-duty Navy SEAL.

Tags: Crime of the Week , Ciera Crawford , Navy , Navy SEAL ,

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 01:52pm EST

Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, Director, DCMA

The Defense Contract Management Agency has about 12,000 civilian and military employees who interact with more than 20,000 contractors and handle more than $220 billion for the Defense Department. Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, director of DCMA, is receiving an award at the GovCon Award ceremony for her role in building business partnerships between the public and private sector. She told In Depth with Francis Rose about the partnerships she helped oversee.

Tags: Wendy Masiello , DCMA , GovCon Awards , contractors , workforce , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:20pm EST
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Pentagon skeptical of Iranian drone

Iran has long bragged about capturing a downed U.S. drone, and this week it unveiled what it called a reverse-engineered copy.

Tags: drone , Iran , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 09:15am EST

DoD's Work implores Congress to ‘stop the madness,' warns of further cuts to readiness

The military has made some progress in reversing the training and maintenance shortfalls it underwent when sequestration first took hold in 2013. But Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said those gains will quickly reverse themselves if Congress lets the budget caps return next year.

Tags: sequestration , budget , readiness , research and development , Center for Strategic & International Studies , Robert Work , Jonathan Greenert , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 03:36am 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: Army , 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 , Army , CIO , information technology , Booz Allen Hamilton , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm

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

Cybersecurity troubles looming

The military is redoubling its efforts to look at cybersecurity.

Tags: cybersecurity , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 09:29am EST
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