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The Defense Department and its services plan to hire a total of 1,000 cyber professionals each year over the next three years, Gen. Keith Alexander tells a House committee. Alexander said getting the right people in place to move the DoD Cyber Command into an operational stage is among his highest priorities. DoD and the services must look at how best to retain these professionals once they work for the military.
A Marine company in California uses only solar energy to power its Command Center.
WFED's Max Cacas reports.
Most federal workers get matching, tax-deferred contributions to their thrift savings plan, but the military refuses to give them to soldiers, sailors and airmen. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks "how come?"
Building a better M-RAP. The Marines want a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle - an MRAP - that can operate in Afghanistan. Current MRAPs are designed for relatively smooth, improved roads found in Iraq. But Afghanistan has few such roads. Marine Commandant James Conway says it took three tries. But now they have an MRAP design that works off-road to protect the 8 thousand Marines headed for Afghanistan. I'm Max Cacas.
Maj. Gen. Carlos Pair is retiring from the Defense Department's Business Transformation Agency after 37 years of active service.