Navy could announce 21 weeks of paternity leave as soon as next month, but the boost would require a change in DoD policy.
Although failures of basic seamanship and training were largely to blame for last year’s collisions, the Navy says it also needs to fix basic problems with the equipment it’s provided to its deck officers.
Costs of DoD’s full-scope financial audit will approach $1 billion in the effort’s first year, but Defense officials contend the benefits are well worth the price.
Deputy Defense secretary Patrick Shanahan alters the membership of DoD’s Cloud Executive Working Group, removing its acquisition chief, adding its CIO.
The Air Force says it will no longer require its most-junior airmen to go through formal performance reviews. Officials framed the move as the latest in a series of steps to reduce administrative burdens.
A congressionally-mandated study finds that although there has been an uptick in bid protests in recent years, no evidence exists that companies are filing them willy-nilly.
In 2018, the Navy is implementing new sleep and ship deployment schedules for its 7th Fleet after four major accidents in the prior year.
Army plans to assemble a vendor consortium with the goal of conducting 6-24 cyber prototyping projects a year, each within 30 days.
DoD used planned system outage to prepare for transition to new TRICARE contractors, changes to health benefits
The Navy will no longer discharge sailors who fail its physical fitness assessment, and is cancelling early-out programs that let sailors leave the military voluntarily, steps officials say are required by a “growing Navy.”
Audit finds more than 250 ways in which DoD’s Qatar base violates the department’s own safety standards, similar to recent findings at other overseas installations.
Alfred Rivera, currently the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s development and business center, will retire Jan. 4 after a 35-year government career.
DoD’s adoption of a new electronic health record is a major driver for a bevy of other upgrades to health IT in the military health system, including a new, worldwide virtual private network and common desktop.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.