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Understanding acquisition needs key to training workforce, experts say

Knowing and appreciating the industry side of the acquisitions process is key to training the acquisition workforce of the future, according to two acquisition experts.

Tags: Jory Heckman , acquisition workforce , Melissa Starinsky , Veteran Affairs , DoD , Joint Rapid Acquisition Cel , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 12:07pm EDT

New bid to train social workers on military issues

A new program is being launched to train thousands of social workers on how to aid troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Michelle Obama , PTSD , DoD , DoD Report , Veterans Affairs ,

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 12:04pm EDT

Didn't send your kid to war? Maybe you can send $$

If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt _ meaning money _ to those who did.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , DoD , USO

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 03:11am EDT

What's happening in the federal job market? managing director Evan Lesser will talk about how the government job market is changing.
March 2, 2012(Encore presentation March 16, 2012)

Tags: workforce , budget cuts , Evan Lesser , , DoD , DoD cuts , federal hiring , defense contractors , troop withdrawals , Cybersecurity , BRAC , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 03/02/2012, 07:33pm EST

What has the Army learned in Afghanistan and Iraq?

Col. Thomas Roe, director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, offers insight on how the Army takes what it has learned from fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq and is applying it to future conflicts.

Tags: Thomas Roe , Army , DoD , Center for Army Lessons Learned , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , IEDs

Monday - 01/16/2012, 12:03pm EST

Three-sided equipping strategy may mean savings for Army

In a break from the Cold War mass-mobilization model, the Army is considering the Army Force Generation, or ARFOGEN, model as a way to find efficiency and savings in the equipping process.

Tags: Christopher Pernin , RAND Corporation , ARFOGEN , Army , DoD , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 12:07pm EST

What Obama will say about defense in State of the Union

Politico's Morning Defense describes what the president is expected to say about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and troop drawdowns.

Tags: DoD Report , State of the Union , Barack Obama , Dorobek Insider , troops

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 03:15pm EST

Vet group releases congressional report card

The advocacy group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America has published a congressional report card for 2010.

Tags: IAVA , VA , congressional report card , DoD Report , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 05:29pm EDT

Gates says country needs to better recognize soldiers' sacrifices

In a speech at Duke University, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told students that the country needs to better understand the service and sacrifices that warfighters and their families make.

Tags: DoD Report , Dorobek Insider , Robert Gates , Duke University

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 05:29pm EDT
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