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The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is now ten years old and four times bigger than the security agency that guarded the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. PFPA is trying to guard that workforce growth amidst budget reductions.
The Pentagon is in the process of a "complete reinvention" of security.
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The Defense Department is making the Pentagon's physical access control system accept Common Access Cards. Currently, people who work at the Defense headquarters and other facilities must carry two secure identity cards. The Army also will test giving smart cards to retirees.
Tags: technology , DoD , Mary Dixon , Defense Manpower Data Center , Army , Interagency Smartcard Advisory Board , secure identity card , Common Access Card , physical access control , identity management , HSPD-12 , Jason Miller
Three Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers responded when a lone gunman opened fire at the main entrance to the Pentagon on March 4, 2010. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.