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Marines test real-time intelligence dissemination via smartphones

The Marine Corps is trying to develop ways to automatically push the vast array of intelligence information gathered by military sensors to low-level marines on the battlefield.

Tags: DoD , technology , mobile computing , Intelligence community , Office of Naval Research , John Moniz , Jared Serbu

Monday - 12/02/2013, 04:32am EST
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DoD tackles mobile device authentication through several pilots

As the Defense Department builds out a technology infrastructure that's designed to be the latest generation of commercial mobile devices into users' hands, it's still unsure how to meet a key security requirement: identity management systems that comply with the military's existing requirements for secure user authentication.

Tags: DoD , technology , mobile computing , Bring your own device , identity management , Common Access Card , public key infrastructure , DISA , DMDC , Greg Youst , Michael Butler , Rob Anderson , AFCEA , Jared Serbu

Monday - 11/25/2013, 04:04am EST
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Marine Corps seeks better bang for its buck in family support programs

In the military, new programs to mitigate the stress of frequent deployments on servicemembers and their families blossomed everywhere over the past decade. Now that cost is a concern, the Marine Corps is looking for evidence that those programs are effective.

Tags: DoD , workforce , Brookings Institution , Princeton University , Russell Sanborn , Stephen Cozza , Jared Serbu

Monday - 10/21/2013, 03:51am EDT
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Sequestration causing backups at DoD repair depots

Army and Marine Corps officials are citing cutbacks to the workforce at government-operated facilities that repair military equipment as the reason for less equipment getting back in the hands of warfighters.

Tags: DoD , Army , sequestration , furlough , William Faulkner , Raymond Mason , management , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 05:31am EDT
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How effective is simulated training? GAO cites gaps in Army, Marine Corps data

A new study by the Government Accountability Office says the Army and Marine Corps need to develop a set of metrics to better measure the benefits of simulation-based training over live training.

Tags: Army , Sharon Pickup , training , workforce , simulator , In Depth , Michael OConnell , DoD , GAO

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:46pm EDT
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Report: Thousands of DoD civilians could face layoffs in 2014

The Department of Defense may have to consider cutting thousands of civilians from its workforce if sequestration continues into fiscal year 2014, according to a Pentagon planning document obtained by Bloomberg News. The workforce reductions would offset a projected $52 billion in automatic spending cuts.

Tags: DoD , Chuck Hagel , sequestration , reduction in force , workforce , Michael OConnell

Friday - 08/23/2013, 01:22pm EDT

Navy picks HP for long-awaited NGEN contract

Hewlett Packard, the same vendor which has owned and operated the Navy Department's networks for more than a decade will continue a similar role under a new multibillion dollar contract. But the Navy and Marine Corps will take ownership of their IT infrastructure and reserve the right to recompete any or all of it at a future date.

Tags: Navy , technology , NGEN , industry , acquisition , DoD , NMCI , Sean Stackley , Victor Gavin , Kevin Nally , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:42pm EDT
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Marine Corps prepares to cut cord on NMCI

The Marine Corps will transition on Saturday to a government-owned, government-operated IT network, ending its 12-year reliance on the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). The Navy said it expects to award the follow-on contract to NMCI by June 30.

Tags: DoD , Navy , NGEN , NMCI , Robert Scott Jack , Kevin Nally , Jared Serbu , AFCEA , Joint Information Environment , technology

Friday - 05/31/2013, 05:47am EDT
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