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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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Navy targets billions more in IT savings

Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen says the Navy and Marine Corps have already reduced IT spending by $2 billion, and will soon target billions more in technology spending.

Tags: DoD , technology , budget , Navy , mobility , data center consolidation , Enterprise software licensing , Terry Halvorsen , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 12:03pm EDT
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Sequestration already biting Navy, Marines readiness

Currently deployed units and those behind them are fully trained and equipped, the services say. But those next in line "aren't doing much." The fiscal 2013 budget also may be too little, too late in some ship repair and maintenance efforts.

Tags: Navy , sequestration , furlough , Congress , Philip Cullom , William Tryon , William Burke , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 05:15am EDT
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Navy mandates partial migration to commercial cloud

A new memo from Navy Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen tells the Navy and Marine Corps to move public-facing data to commercial cloud service providers.

Tags: DoD , technology , Navy , cloud computing , Terry Halvorsen , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/08/2013, 08:30pm EDT
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