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Opponent to gay ban repeal changes opinion

Marine Gen. James Amos now calls the repeal of "don't ask don't tell" a non-event and says it does not undermine the war effort.

Tags: James Amos , gay rights , Barack Obama , Marine Corps

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 07:23am EST

Dempsey: U.S. under daily cyber attacks

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, calls for "whole government" approach to dealing with online threat.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive , Martin Dempsey , Internet , Technology

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 07:10am EST

Army says oldest 4-star general has died at 98

Tags: Army , People , Ralph Haines

Thursday - 11/24/2011, 02:49pm EST

DoD's IG to resign

Defense Department Inspector General Gordon Heddell is stepping down Dec. 24.

Tags: Gordon Heddell , Politico , IG , People

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 03:23am EST

Analysis: Threat of 'abrupt' cuts will hang over DoD for next year

Todd Harrison, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how sequestration will affect defense managers and contractors. He said the threat of automatic, across-the-board cuts from sequestration will hang over DoD for the next year.

Tags: Todd Harrison , CSBA , budget , supercommittee , sequestration , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Industry , acquisition , Congress , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 11:13am EST
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DARPA challenge unshreds destroyed documents

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wanted to know how quickly people could put shredded documents together again. The answer: pretty quickly.

Tags: DARPA , Technology , shredder , crowdsourcing , cybersecurity , University of California San Diego , Manuel Cebrian , Norm Whittaker , Dan Kaufman , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 05:23am EST
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Gen. John Abizaid to head up Dover mortuary panel

Retired general spent 34 years in the Army. He will be in charge of a review to evaluate the changes made to the mortuary procedures.

Tags: John Abizaid , Leon Panetta , Dover Air Force Base , Richard Carmona , DoD Report

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 07:59am EST

DoD saving CBP's bottom line

A Defense Department program to share military equipment with federal, state and local agencies could ease budget pressure at the Homeland Security Department. Already, Customs and Border Protection has used military drones and radar-equipped airships to track drug smugglers and human traffickers.

Tags: CBP , DHS , GAO , SBINet , budget , Paul Stockton , Candice Miller , Richard Stana , Mark Borkowski , House Homeland Security Committee , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 05:38pm EST
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Supercommittee's failure to reach deal brings range of reactions

The administration, lawmakers and others are sounding off on the failure of the supercommittee to reach a deal for cutting more than $1 trillion from the deficit. Facing automatic, across-the-board cuts half from defense and half from civilian agencies, beginning in 2013 the consensus now seems to be Congress should work to come up with an alternative deficit-reduction plan.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , supercommittee , deficit reduction , TechAmerica , Leon Panetta , Barack Obama , sequestration , FMA , Patricia Niehaus , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 06:38am EST
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