The Senate’s NDAA orders SOCOM to transfer dozens of personnel to the Pentagon office in charge of overseeing it. In the 2017 NDAA, Congress reorganized the chain of command for special operations.
Amid “battle for talent” in the military’s maintenance facilities, officials press for a relaxation of restrictions on hiring civilians
Based on recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, the House has proposed the first major reforms in 25 years to DoD’s buying of commercial items. But the Senate wants more study.
DoD’s big spending plans for cloud aren’t just about JEDI. A final RFP for the department’s $8.2 billion contract for cloud-hosted office and collaboration systems is expected sometime in June.
Senate NDAA, House appropriations bill each would impose new preconditions on the Pentagon’s controversial Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure
The Air Force isn’t waiting for DoD’s JEDI procurement before it starts moving its applications to commercially-operated cloud environments. DISA’s milCloud 2.0 is among the options its found to be surprisingly attractive.
The Pentagon says its new approach to civilians is a “significant shift” that will eliminate “arbitrary caps” on how many it employs.
The Pentagon is still searching for a replacement for the Common Access Card. One solution under active consideration: measuring the way you walk, via your smartphone.
The Government Accountability Office sided with Oracle Corp. in a bid protest that alleged the Pentagon ran afoul of the already-broad rules for other transaction agreements.
The Air Force is now willing to pay bonuses of tens of thousands of dollars to retain airmen in 92 separate high-demand fields.
The House’s version of the annual Defense policy bill would let the military onboard new officers with outside cyber expertise up to the rank of Army colonel or Navy captain.
The Army is looking at new steps to boost military spouse employment, potentially including new authorities to hire them as civilian employees.
The office of the undersecretary for personnel and readiness has five Senate-confirmable positions and up until now, Robert Wilkie’s seat was the only one the Trump administration had managed to fill.
The Pentagon’s Joint Task Force Headquarters-DoD Information Network is testing software that aims to detect the telltale signs of a cyber attack as part of a more proactive approach to cyber defense.