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Dempsey begins work as chairman of the Joint Chiefs behind desk rife with history

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's first day on the job was Monday, and he settled in behind a desk also used by Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines during World War II.

Tags: DoD Report , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Martin Dempsey , Joint Chiefs of Staff

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 11:33am EDT

Lynn: DoD focused on cybersecurity, auditability

Outgoing Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn said the biggest change at the Defense Department during his tenure was the increased focus on cybersecurity.

Tags: William Lynn , cybersecurity , technology , financial management

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:06pm EDT
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DoD awards Boeing $12B Air Force C-17 contract

Boeing has received a $12 billion dollar contract to keep the Defense Department's C-17 Globemaster transport planes flying

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , Air Force , Boeing , C-17

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 07:23am EDT

Navy issues draft RFP for next-generation network

The Navy has released its draft solicitation for its huge Next Generation Enterprise Network project, which replaces the current Navy-Marine Corps Intranet and could end up being the largest private IT network in the world. The draft RFP is the last step and the last opportunity for industry to comment before Navy issues a final RFP.

Tags: technology , acquisition , contracting , Navy , NMCI , NGEN , Shawn Hendricks , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 05:45am EDT

Elizabeth McGrath Spearheads the Business Operations of the DoD

Ms. McGrath leads the Department's efforts to better synchronize, integrate and coordinate DoD business operations.

Tags: management , Business of Government Hour , Elizabeth McGrath

Monday - 10/03/2011, 12:52pm EDT
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Navy picks GenDyn for undersea mine detector contract

The Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded General Dynamics a $48 million dollar contract to develop a new, underwater mine detector.

Tags: Federal Drive , Naval Surface Warfare Center , General Dynamics , industry , contracting , acquisition

Monday - 10/03/2011, 12:21pm EDT

DoD: Troops will see reduced cost-of-living adjustments

The Pentagon reminding workers stationed overseas to leave out cost-of-living pay when calculating their household budgets.

Tags: DoD Report , COLA , pay and benefits

Monday - 10/03/2011, 12:10pm EDT

The Pentagon Takes a new look at IEDs

"We are just beginning to get set in Afghanistan ... in doing everything that we can" says Ashton Carter, the Defense Department's chief weapons buyer. He said, because the country is so remote and lacks infrastructure, stopping roadside bombs there is much more difficult that it was in Iraq. Carter and General Jay Paxton Jr. are heading up a new task force to figure out how to deal with improvised explosive devices. A taskforce to do just that is already at work, but appears to have fallen victim to bureaucracy.

Tags: technology , pentagon , IED , Afghanistan , Iraq

Tuesday - 11/24/2009, 11:04am EST

Uniting Defense Networks

Tags: tech , software , Integrity Global Security

Monday - 02/02/2009, 10:28am EST
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Transition or Take Over

Bill Bransford and Maria Coleman will be joined by David Fisher, Director of the Business Transformation Agency at DoD, to discuss the transition and opportunities for optimization within federal agencies.

Tags: P&B , David Fisher , transition , Business Transformation Agency

Friday - 12/19/2008, 02:38pm EST
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