Scott Airforce Base in Illinois is home to the Global Operations Command of the Defense Information Systems Agency, 164,000 square feet devoted to cybersecurity.
A massive explosion hit the SpaceX launch site in Florida, destroying a rocket and a satellite.
Scott Air Force Base in Illinois is home to a brand new building with 164,000 square feet devoted to cybersecurity. It’s the Global Operations Command of the Defense Information Systems Agency. Col. Paul Craft, the commander, described the new center in an interview with Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Defense Department is going to miss its deadline to transition to Windows 10 by January 2017, but DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen says it won’t miss it by much.
The United States Air Force Band, the premier Air Force musical organization, rehearses at its studio on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C.
When trying to sell cars, Packard Motor used to say, ask the man who owns one. When it comes to the F-35 fifth generation fighter, the Air Force might want to say, ask the man or woman who flies one. That’s what the Heritage Foundation did in creating comprehensive assessment of the new platform. JV Venable, senior research fellow for defense policy at Heritage, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about his findings.
The Air Force has been busily trimming its headquarters staff, but the Government Accountability Office says it’s been doing so without enough information. Andrew Von Ah, GAO’s acting director for Defense Capabilities and Management, talked with Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
After a six year decline in spending, budgets have begun to bounce back in 2016, and contract spending is expected to follow that upturn shortly after as the trend continues into 2017.
Air Force senior leaders routinely point out that their service is the busiest it’s been in decades. They’ve now decided to partially compensate by scaling back duties that aren’t exactly core warfighting functions.
Members of the National Guard, Coast Guard and Air Force pitch in to help Louisiana residents dealing with massive flood.
Jacques Reifman, senior research scientist at the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and his team are finalists in the science and environment category in the 2016 Service to America medals for their work on APPRIASE, which is now in the process of being licensed for civilian use. He spoke with Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the system.
The Air Force said Wednesday that it would begin offering retention bonuses of up to $35,000 to entice its unmanned aircraft pilots to stay in the military as part of an ongoing “get-well” plan for a workforce that’s been stretched extremely thin.
The Defense Department is changing its policy on collection and retention of privacy-related data about U.S. citizens. That means changes for the way the intelligence community does business.
The Air Force is planning to put funds into increasing its energy resilience.
The Air Force is in the midst of a significant reorganization of its space workforce that’s somewhat reminiscent of what began with the IT workforce a decade ago.