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The Taliban winning and losing

The Taliban are able to launch suicide attacks and over-run small villages in remote areas, but when it comes to taking over Afghanistan, Gen. John Campbell commander of ISAF and U.S. forces-Afghanistan says the only real success the Taliban have been able to achieve lately is the media war.

Tags: Taliban , ISAF , Afghanistan , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 10:54am EST

Army intelligence system DCGS-A pulled from key test

Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network, DCGS-A, from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

Tags: DoD , Army , DCGS-A , Information sharing , Ray Odierno

Monday - 07/21/2014, 08:18pm EDT

Gen. John Campbell, Vice Chief of Staff, Army

A tight budget is forcing the Army to cut its ranks by at least 70,000 people over the next five years. The Army also has to let go of some weapons programs to keep its spending levels down. Those plans could come at the cost of military readiness.

Tags: DoD , Army , In Depth

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:08pm EDT

Army spends $500 million per year on vacant facilities

The Army is the first service to begin an analysis of its excess real estate after a Congressional prohibition against even studying the subject expired. Early results show up to a quarter of its stateside infrastructure isn't being used right now, and the Army will need even less as it shrinks in size.

Tags: DoD , Congress , BRAC , Army , John McHugh , Jared Serbu , Workforce

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:01am EDT

In Depth Show Blog - October 21, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Rob Post , mike causey

Monday - 10/21/2013, 04:39pm EDT

DoD goes virtual to help vets transition to civilian life, jobs

John Campbell, deputy assistant defense secretary for wounded warrior care and transition policy, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss DoD's new technology-centered approach to getting returning vets back to work.

Tags: DoD , veterans , Workforce , hiring

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 10:25am EDT

Heavy rain will not end threat of wildfires

This may be hard to imagine with flooding, high rivers and streams and all the rain that has across the region over the past few days, but the threat of wildfires remains strong.

Tags: wildfires , Virginia's Department of Forestry , Hank Silverberg

Friday - 03/11/2011, 01:15am EST

Warm, dry spring brings fire hazard warnings

Dry, open fields and dense woods mixed with the warm, windy conditions make for a potentially combustible environment.

Tags: Virginia Department of Forestry , forest fires

Monday - 04/19/2010, 01:36am EDT