New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
A program that allows soldiers to take a break from active duty to pursue schooling or professional goals is still in its infancy. A new report says only 13 soldiers have taken advantage of the program.
The former Army secretary says there’s too much bickering in Congress to actually grow the military, but readiness holes need to be plugged first anyways.
The Army chief of staff wants a new assessment of the $6 billion WIN-T program, hopefully in time to influence the 2018 Defense authorization bill. He worries the system is too vulnerable in real-world battle conditions and is based on outdated technology.
The 9/11 attacks wrecked a big chunk of New York City infrastructure. Hurricane Sandy washed away parts of New Jersey and New York. For decades, waterways feeding East Coast ports were too shallow. Joseph Seebode, deputy district engineer and the chief of programs and project management at the Army Corps of Engineers, is a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals program. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how he’s going to fix all those problems.
Soldiers might be Army strong, but the same cannot necessarily be said about the buildings they work in. The service is facing a nearly eleven billion dollar tag to get its facilities and installations fixed. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione was joined by Randy Robinson, acting assistant secretary of the army for installations, energy and environment, and Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, assistant chief of staff for installations management, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the issue further.
Flashbacks can often be scarey, reminders of things we want to forget, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey’s recent visit to Fort Belvoir triggered a magic blast from the past.
The Republican state senator from Tennessee that President Donald Trump picked to be Army secretary has withdrawn his name from consideration amid intensifying criticism over his remarks about LGBT Americans and Muslims
Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer John Zangardi said he is taking a “risk-aware” approach when it comes to meeting his priorities, some of which include improving effectiveness and efficiency, learning to “speak warfighter,” and defining cyber responsibilities.
The Army’s quick response acquisition shop is beginning to field technologies.
Women are now eligible to hold any position in the military. But that doesn’t mean everything is equal. Military women have been hosting so-called Lean In circles to discuss solutions to problems women face in the military and DoD workplace. Army Maj. Gen. Patricia Frost worked with Facebook executive and Lean In creator Sheryl Sandberg to bring more Lean In techniques to the military. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with Frost about her work on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Army says commands have already issued several RFPs under new contract vehicle for cloud services, migration.
Fifteen organizations, both liberal and conservative, called on the White House to use a scalpel rather than a meat ax to cut DoD civilian employees.
You can’t separate the Navy from the world’s oceans. Almost since its founding, the Navy has maintained expertise in ocean science to help it perform its mission.
Alfred Rivera, DISA’s director of the Development and Business Center, said the agency is moving toward multi-factor authentication, including biometrics and other “patterns of life” type of technologies.