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Defense Acquisition University accepts accreditation from private sector training

John Thomas, Senior Vice President and Chief Systems Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton, describes the company's training partnership with DAU.

Tags: John Thomas , Booz Allen , Defense Acquisition University , contracting

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 04:18pm EDT
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TRICARE is more than healthcare

DOD's Tricare Management Activity is not only one of the world's biggest health care providers. It is also a big acquisition organization. We learn more from TMA's Michael Fischetti.

Tags: FedSMC , Federal Drive , Michael Fischetti , DoD Report , Defense , acquisition , Tricare Management Activity , TRICARE , procurement

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 08:40am EDT
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Senator optimistic about major cyber bill this year

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who led a Senate Intelligence Committee review of cybersecurity policy last year, said he is hopeful that Congress will be able to pass an overhaul of cyber laws this year. Whitehouse has been critical of the pace at which the Obama Administration has moved to propose such changes to lawmakers.

Tags: Congress , cybersecurity , Sheldon Whitehouse , James Langevin , Keith Alexander , U.S. Cyber Command , DHS , James Baker , Douglas Maughan , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/11/2011, 07:39pm EDT
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TRICARE sustains protest in $17 billion service contract

TRICARE, the Defense Department's managed healthcare organization, said Thursday that it will reevaluate a multibillion dollar award to administer health insurance services for military members in one of its three U.S. regions.

Tags: TRICARE , Humana , UnitedHealthcare , Health Net , industry , contracting , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 04/08/2011, 06:56am EDT
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OMB to flesh out details of civilian BRAC effort

The administration expects to submit a legislative proposal to Congress by the end of April outlining how they will create a board to improve the process to dispose of excess property. OMB controller Danny Werfel said the White House will follow DoD's BRAC effort in many ways. Some lawmakers question OMB's leadership in this effort.

Tags: management , Danny Werfel , Eleanor Holmes-Norton , Jeff Denham , OMB , GSA , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Anthony Principi , BRAC , real property , Civilian Property Realignment Act , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/07/2011, 07:28am EDT
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GAO evaluates overbudget, overdue helicopter program

The Pentagon is under fire from investigators who are "concerned" about a weapons program that's over budget and past its deadline.

Tags: GAO , Mike Sullivan , Heavy Lift Helicopter Replacement , budget , Marine Corps , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 04:13pm EDT
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Florida Cadet Squadron wins cyber defense competition

And out of the more than 450 teams that competed, Team Wilson out of Florida Cadet Squadron took home the Commander-in-Chief trophy.

Tags: CyberPatriot III , Florida Cadet Squadron , Cybersecurity Update , technology , In Depth , Northrop Grumman

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 04:06pm EDT

DoD to begin phasing out SSNs on ID cards

The Defense Department will begin taking Social Security numbers off of the ID cards held by DoD employees and retirees. The changes, part of a 2008 SSN reduction plan, will begin in June, officials said.

Tags: technology , ID theft , CAC , HSPD-12 , privacy , PII , cybersecurity , identity management , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/04/2011, 06:37pm EDT

How bad is DoD blowing its budget?

Nearly one-third of weapons systems the Defense Department has bought since 1997 are overbudget, and some of them by as much as 50 percent, GAO found.

Tags: Mike Sullivan , budget , In Depth

Friday - 04/01/2011, 04:28pm EDT
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DoD to issue first operational energy strategy

The Defense Department is preparing its first departmentwide strategy on how it uses energy for military operations and what it's doing to move to more secure energy sources. Leaders are hopeful that the strategy will be sent to Congress in April.

Tags: technology , Energy , DoD budget , operational energy , Sharon Burke , Robert Work , Erin Conaton Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 04/01/2011, 06:21am EDT
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