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House Armed Services chair says he will reverse DoD cuts

Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) said Wednesday that his committee's 2013 DoD authorization bill will undo Defense spending cuts the Pentagon has already proposed.

Tags: DoD , House Armed Services Committee , Buck McKeon , sequestration , Budget Control Act , TRICARE , DoD budget ,

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 03:00pm EDT

Federal voting program's objective: Make itself obsolete

Even in the 21st century, it can still be awfully tough to vote in an election if you're thousands of miles from your local polling place. Making sure such voters can cast ballots in federal elections is the mission of the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), a Defense Department office that offers assistance not just to military personnel, but to any U.S. citizen who needs help casting a ballot from overseas.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , e-voting , Robert Carey , technology , Federal Voting Assistance Program

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 02:39pm EDT
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U.S.S. Enterprise leaves for final deployment

Rear Adm. Ted Carter, commander of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, spoke with Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu from the Atlantic Ocean as the carrier heads off for one last set of missions in Europe and the Middle East.

Tags: Ted Carter , Navy , DoD ,

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 01:37pm EDT
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Bill aims to overhaul wartime contracting

New legislation aims to implement some recommendations of the Commission on Wartime Contracting. Includes provisions that would automatically suspend contractors accused of wrongdoing in overseas contingency scenarios.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Senate , Commission on Waretime Contracting , acquistion , industry , contingency contracting , State Department , USAID , Claire McCaskill , James Webb , suspension and debarment , Past performance , Professional Services Council , Stan Soloway , Frank Kendall ,

Friday - 03/02/2012, 05:09am EST
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Army acquisition dysfunction is a 'myth,' leaders argue

Army modernization leaders say they've gotten a bad rap on acquisition, and they claim it's undeserved. They point to several wartime success stories, and say they're implementing suggested reforms.

Tags: DoD , Army , acquisition , Peter Chiarelli , John McHugh , Tony Cucolo , Gil Decker , Lou Wagner , William Phillips ,

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:28am EST
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GOP cyber bill takes hands-off approach to industry

Eight Republican lawmakers on Thursday introduced an alternative to a comprehensive cybersecurity bill the Senate expects to vote on soon. GOP senators say their approach avoids additional bureaucracy and encourages information sharing.

Tags: Congress , cybersecurity , FISMA , John McCain , Lisa Murkowski , Joe Lieberman , technology , DHS ,

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 03:54pm EST
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Air Force aims to turn cyber into a career

With cyber skills in high demand, military and General Schedule pay scales can't possibly compete with industry paychecks. The Air Force hopes to compete by letting airmen make a career out of cyber.

Tags: DoD , Army , cybersecurity , workforce , cyberworkforce , Air Force , Skip Runyan , Eric Bassel , SANS Institute ,

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 05:15am EST
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GOP lawmakers question fairness of DoD pay and benefit cuts

Members of Congress complain that DoD's budget cuts don't do enough to trim civilian personnel spending.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , Congress , Mike Coffman , Kelly Ayotte , Leon Panetta , Austin Scott , TRICARE , pay and benefits , workforce , FEHBP , OPM ,

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 05:12am EST
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Navy struggles to find the way ahead on big data

The Navy is in the early stages of trying to figure out how to move from a net-centric view of its information systems to one that focuses on the data itself. The service is looking to the experiences of the intelligence community to improve data tagging and data sharing.

Tags: Navy , NGEN , AFCEA , Jan Tighe , information sharing , big data , Intelligence community , cloud computing , data management , network management

Monday - 02/20/2012, 07:27am EST
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DHS defends social media monitoring program

DHS officials said they're only monitoring Twitter and Facebook to get situational awareness of the homeland security situation. Congress seems unconvinced. Privacy group wants lawmakers to take action to stop DHS.

Tags: Privacy Act , privacy , civil liberties , DHS , Congress , social media , information sharing , Patrick Meehan , Jackie Speier , Electronic Privacy Information Center , Mary Ellen Callahan , Web 2.0

Friday - 02/17/2012, 05:12am EST
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