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Lynn: DoD must cut budget, but without mistakes of the past

With cuts of at least $450 billion in DoD's future, the Pentagon's outgoing deputy secretary says the military will have to do fewer things, and probably with fewer people.

Tags: budget , DoD budget , Congress , William Lynn , Center for American Progress , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 05:19am EDT

Army, Navy construction amps up as contracts awarded

More than a dozen construction companies won spots on a multiple-award Army construction contract, worth $499 million. The also awarded an $11 million contract to restore and modernize a building in Washington, D.C.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , military construction , Contracting , acquisition , Army , Navy ,

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 12:40pm EDT

Leadership changes in DoD IT, logistics, cyber

Eric Rosenbach is named as the new leader for cyber policy and Tony Montemarano takes on a new role at DISA.

Tags: Senior Executive Service , workforce , DLA , DISA , Cybersecurity , Eric Rosenbach , bob butler , mae devincentis , edward case , clyde hobby , robert foster , Anthony Montemarano , people , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 04:42pm EDT

Two Army Corps employees arrested in alleged government bribery case

Two employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and two others have been arrested in a bribery and kickback scheme, authorities said.

Tags: Army Corps of Engineers , bribery , Associated Press

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 02:41pm EDT

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

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

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
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