The Marines are considering adding assistant squad leaders to control unmanned aerial vehicles.
Marine Corps brass will be reviewing responses to a challenge for ways to improve the Corps. Marines and sailors both have had the chance to submit ideas for wearable technologies and creating products with three-dimensional printing.Sponsored by the Army Research Lab and the National Security Technology Accelerator, the challenge embodies the Marine Corps bias for action. Marine Maj. Gen. Vincent Coglianese, the assistant deputy commandant for installations and logistics, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Marine Corps graduates of the USMC Command and Staff college have a new opportunity for continuing education. That’s thanks to a partnership between the Corps and the American University. James Goldgeier, dean of AU’s School of International Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin distance learning classes will give officers the chance to get new perspectives on modern warfare.
When the Naval Academy graduated its first set of cybersecurity majors a year ago, the group included submariners, surface warfare experts, pilots and Marines. Many seemed destined for great careers. Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Retired Capt. Paul Tortora, director of the center for Cybersecurity Studies at the Academy, and Ensign Zac Dannelly, the top performer in that first graduating class, to find out how cybersecurity education is changing the Navy.
Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, racked up some frequent flier miles recently as he traveled from New York City to speak for the first time at the United Nations and then on to Vatican City to tour St. Peter’s Basilica. While there, he spoke to members of the U.S. Military Seminary program.
Deborah Pierre-Louis, director of IT Security Policy, Liaison, and Training, Bureau of Information Resource Management, Department of State, discusses cybersecurity training, perimeter-based security, and security by design. June 14, 2016
A Bahrain owned company also saw a increases in government contracting, while GE and Verizon lost federal business.
DoD declined millions in savings to make sure dual military families continued getting current BAH funds.
Navy Secretary says the maritime services haven’t devoted much attention to nuclear as a shore-side “alternative” energy option thus far, but it’s time to start.
Service members with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury cannot separated be from the service without those conditions being taken into consideration, even in cases of misconduct.
In a step that may go some way toward reducing some of the red tape between the Defense Department and cloud computing vendors, the Department of the Navy (DoN) said last week that the Navy and Marine Corps can sign off on their own business cases for migrating to commercial cloud vendors without seeking higher-level approval.
Agency IT leaders bemoan restrictions with policy and the rapid speed of the Internet of Things environment as major barriers to deploying new commercial IoT devices in the field.
When the Defense Department announced its plan to upgrade most of its computers to Windows 10 by 2017, the Marine Corps, characteristically, said it would go first. But the smallest of the Defense services has run into problems.
Katherine Blakeley, research fellow for the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss her new report on the seven areas to watch in the FY 2017 defense budget. April 29, 2016
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel delivered supplies in support of the Japanese government’s relief effort following recent earthquakes near Kumamoto.