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Stennis aircraft carrier deploys ahead of schedule

Just four months after returning from the Middle East, about 5,500 sailors attached to the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier and strike group will return to Central Command, a region that includes Iran, to relieve a carrier group currently stationed in the area.

Tags: DoD Report , DoD , Iran , USS Stennis , USS Enterprise

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 04:53pm EDT

Navy ships test alternative fuels

The Navy is testing whether alternative fuels can keep its fleet moving on a large scale.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Great Green Fleet , alternative fuels , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 09:11am EDT

Navy begins live-fire training in Pacific Ocean

The exercises included sinking a decommissioned naval ship at sea. More than 25,000 military personnel are participating.

Tags: DoD , In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD Report

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 08:22pm EDT

Navy says 'no' to lawmaker's layoff request

Rep. Scott Rigell's (R-Va.) asked the Navy to postpone its layoff dates for a year. The Navy is laying off 3,000 sailors to help balance its force profile.

Tags: Scott Rigell , retirement , layoffs , DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , benefits

Friday - 07/13/2012, 09:17am EDT

In Depth interviews - July 12

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: Bill Dougan , NFFE , Mark Vandroff , Todd Harrison , CSBA , Steve Caldwell , GAO , Frank Figliuzzi , FBI , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 07/13/2012, 01:24am EDT

DoD wants to shift $1 billion to Navy drones

DoD has asked Congress to reprogram $1 billion from accounts dedicated to building up Afghanistan's national security forces.

Tags: DoD , Afghanistan , budget , drones , Federal Drive , DoD Report

Monday - 07/09/2012, 07:54am EDT

Navy, Marine Corps consolidate Microsoft purchases

The Department of the Navy has signed a deal with the Microsoft that would consolidate nearly 30 different licensing arrangements with the world's largest software maker into one agreement.

Tags: Marine Corps , Terry Halvorsen , Microsoft , Sean Stackley , Tim Solms , management , technology , DoD , DoD Report

Monday - 07/09/2012, 05:13am EDT
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Navy plans mandatory anti-sexual assault training for every sailor

Each sailor will be required to take a new round of training by the end of this year. Courses will emphasize the need for "bystander" servicemembers to intervene when they see activities that could foreshadow sexual assault.

Tags: DoD , sexual assault , Scott Seeberger , Martha Herb , Jared Serbu , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Friday - 07/06/2012, 05:17am EDT
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Author of 'The Admirals' discusses how the war at sea was won

Author and historian Walter Borneman joined Pentagon Solution to discuss his book, "The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea."

Tags: DoD , Pentagon Solutions , In Depth , Francis Rose , The Admirals , Walter Borneman

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 04:58pm EDT
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USDA, DoE, Navy kick starting biofuel development

The agencies are making $30 million available for companies to investigate the possibilities for creating military biofuels. The projects could help achieve the President's energy goals, military energy security and rural economic improvement.

Tags: DoD , DoE , USDA , Air Force , biofuels , Esther Carey , Ray Mabus , Tom Vilsack , Heather Zichal , green government

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 06:49pm EDT
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