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Marines upgrading IT hardware

The Marines putting in a massive order for new computers. Learn more in today's DoD Report

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , DoD Report , IT , Technology

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 09:40am EDT

Job gives marine more family time, less deployment risk

For Maj. Lawrence Lowman, taking command of the Marine company in Frederick was not only a good opportunity to advance his career but also a much-appreciated break from deployments to take care of his young family.

Tags: Maj. Lawrence Lowman , Afghanistan , Philippines ,

Saturday - 12/11/2010, 11:37am EST

Workforce is DoD's biggest cyber challenge

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.

Tags: Technology , management , Keith Alexander , Barry McCoullough , George Flynn , DoD , Navy , House Armed Services Committee , Cybersecurity , workforce , Jason Miller

Friday - 09/24/2010, 07:14am EDT

Marine company goes solar

A Marine company in California uses only solar energy to power its Command Center.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , solar energy

Tuesday - 09/21/2010, 05:11pm EDT

U.S. Navy symposium confronts sexual assaut

WFED's Max Cacas reports.

Tags: management , Navy , sexual assault , Max Cacas , Coast Guard , DorobekInsider

Thursday - 06/03/2010, 06:00pm EDT

Military TSPs: Small Perk, Big Return?

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?"

Tags: P&B , TSP , Defense , Army , Navy , Air Force , Mike Causey

Friday - 01/22/2010, 04:00am EST

Building a better M-RAP

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.

Tags: Afghanistan , James Conway

Friday - 05/01/2009, 04:20pm EDT

BTA's Pair to retire; Marines Allen to be promoted

Maj. Gen. Carlos Pair is retiring from the Defense Department's Business Transformation Agency after 37 years of active service.

Tags: management , Carlos Pair , George Allen , DoD , BTA ,

Friday - 02/27/2009, 05:39pm EST
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