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Marines going green to save lives

The Marine Corps is going green to save lives rather than to save the planet.

Tags: DoD Report , Federal Drive , green

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 09:40am EDT

Marine General: Inaction will encourage piracy

While the military, FBI and Justice Department are working on the next steps for recently captured pirates, what should we be doing to stop the problem in the first place? We ask Tom Wilkerson with the U.S. Naval Institute.

Tags: Federal Drive , US Naval Institute , Navy , Pirates , Tom Wilkerson

Friday - 02/25/2011, 10:50am EST

USMC Commandant glad EFV is gone

About 80 percent of the Corps' tactical vehicle budget would have gone to the costly program.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Pentagon , EFV , Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle , James Amos

Friday - 01/14/2011, 09:40am EST

Marine Corps redefines its role

Leaked reports confirm SAMs in Afghanistan, Former agent alerted authorities in WikiLeaks case, Obama restores rank of disgraced Vietnam general

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report ,

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 09:06am EDT

USMC to cyber contractors: come ready or stay home

The Marine Corps has a message for the information and cyber technology industries: Unless their new communications and computing solutions can be deployed in a tip-of-the-spear environment, don't even bother to call.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Contracting , Defense , Guam

Friday - 04/29/2011, 09:30am EDT

Mullen rebukes USMC's Amos over DADT

The top U.S. military officer said Monday he was startled by a public panning of the proposal to lift the military's ban on gays from the head of the Marine Corps.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , DoD , Defense , DADT , Mike Mullen

Monday - 11/08/2010, 09:40am EST

Marines are on the move to Guam

Defense officials characterized the realignment of U.S. forces in the Pacific as a strategic move, similar to domestic Base Realignment and Closure moves. We get an update from David Bice, Executive Director of the Joint Guam Program Office.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Guam , BRAC , David Bice , Joint Guam Program Office

Friday - 08/06/2010, 10:40am EDT

Realignment moves hit Guam

Two major defense contractors are joining forces to compete for the Missile Defense Agency's Ground-Based Midcourse Defense development and sustainment contract.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Update , Defense , Raytheon , Lockheed Martin , Contracting

Friday - 08/06/2010, 08:40am EDT

Navy may get a name change

The Navy may be changing its name soon from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor in the Washington Bureau of the American Banker, has details on this an what else is moving on the Hill.

Tags: Congress , Navy , Marine Corps , Jodi Schneider , American Banker

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 09:39am EDT

Fat Tuesday and Political Pork

Tags: Mardi Gras , New Orleans , AOC , FEC , Tim Geithner , Treasury

Monday - 02/15/2010, 10:55am EST
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