Defense Secretary James Mattis laid out plans for the next six years in a Feb. 1 memo.
In November, when Army officials decided to launch the service’s first-ever bug bounty, one of the key questions they wanted to answer was whether sensitive personnel records were vulnerable to theft by hackers via the…
Although the governmentwide hiring freeze President Donald Trump ordered last week was mainly meant to shrink the federal workforce through gradual, voluntary attrition, it could result in an untold number of unexpected dismissals for Defense workers in charge of repairing and “resetting” military equipment.
The Government Accountability Office stated the two services did not implement human capital strategies that could have helped alleviate the drone pilot short fall.
When Army officials decided to launch the service’s first-ever bug bounty, one of the key questions they wanted to answer was whether sensitive personnel records were vulnerable to theft by hackers via the Army’s public-facing websites. As it turns out, the answer was yes.
Army Undersecretary Patrick Murphy says he hopes the Army continues its pushes in innovation and acquisition.
Col. Walter Herd, director of the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss how his organization helps transitioning Army soldiers prepare for civilian careers. January 20, 2017
Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley joined the Army Secretary and the Navy in asking for readiness money before expanding end strength.
Army Secretary Eric Fanning has issued highly detailed orders to three-and-four star generals in the Army’s headquarters and functional and geographic commands, telling them precisely what must be done to close 60 percent of the service’s 1,200 data centers by the end of 2018 and 75 percent by 2025.
The Pentagon said Tuesday that it expects to reach final decisions by July on each of the more than 17,000 cases in which soldiers were paid large bonuses to re-enlist during the heights of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan only to be told years later that they must give the money back.
Viola’s nomination was out of the blue, but experts say that might work to his advantage. Outsiders can create an opportunity for change through new perspectives.
The Army says it’s becoming the first of the military services to launch a digital service “outpost” and wants a dedicated team of technology experts from outside the government to tackle its own problems.
Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell, the Army’s chief information officer/G6, said there are several parallel initiatives like data center consolidation and network consolidation to reach the end goal of having a modernized IT infrastructure and end-user services.
The Pentagon said Wednesday that it expects to permanently stop collection procedures for the vast majority of National Guard soldiers who, according to various audits, got bonuses they weren’t technically entitled to between 2004 and 2011.
The Defense Department has taken a lot of heat in recent years from industry critics who charge its procurement officials have been putting too much weight on low prices and not enough on quality.