The Navy has just stood up a new “digital warfare” office, prompted by the notion that the service is awash in valuable, but largely untapped data in areas ranging from acquisition, maintenance and audit readiness to the ways it trains and equips its sailors.
Freezing civilian federal workers might leave the Navy short the engineers it needs to build up to 355 ships.
The Defense Department will move nearly a quarter of a million workers to the New Beginnings system in April.
Problems transferring licenses from military to civilian world or from one state to another are starting to get attention in Congress.
Created in 1942 to help with efforts against Japan during WWII, the Navy Construction Batallion, or Seabees, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017. Navy Capt. Cheryl Hansen, commanding officer of the Seabees in Gulfport, Miss., joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss its history and give a look ahead.
The General Services Administration and schedule contractors continue debating the implementation of the Transactional Data Rule.
Janice Haith, who retired Feb. 2 after 34 years in government, including the last six years as the Department of Navy’s deputy CIO for the U.S. Navy, said the DoN has seen millions of dollars in savings moving to an enterprise software license approach.
Defense Secretary James Mattis laid out plans for the next six years in a Feb. 1 memo.
The Navy is trying to instill character and creativity in its sailors with a new leadership program.
The Navy is turning the Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete into two separate contracts.
Maj. Michelle Rakers of the Marine Corps Band joins Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
The Navy is revamping its training paths for officers and enlisted leaders to better emphasize personal attributes that could be beneficial to the service.
Sequestration and philosophical differences among politicians have lead to a big unresolved question over military capacity.
Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley joined the Army Secretary and the Navy in asking for readiness money before expanding end strength.
The Navy says it wants any extra funds to go to current ship maintenance before building to Trump’s ideal 350 ship fleet.