Agency News: Department of Defense


Mixed metrics fog DOD's workforce fixes

DOD recorded information on insourcing and created its strategic workforce plans in different ways, hindering any real comparion.

Army to double its specialized acquisition workforce

The Army is building up its contracting military occupational specialty to grow its acquisition workforce.

Army, Navy and National Guard first to venture onto Pinterest

Military agencies are making a foray onto the popular new Pinterest social media service, but good luck finding their official home pages in the mix.

Internal problems take down Defense IG website

A days-long outage of the Defense Department Office of Inspector General remains unresolved.

Doug Wiltsie

Army IT strategy: Cope with cuts, keep an eye on future

Doug Wiltsie, the Army's new PEO-EIS leader, has significant plans for guiding the service through the tough times to come.

Michele Foster

Imagine that: Government can learn a thing or two from industry

VA's Michele Foster believes vendors have a lot to offer, but only if they are given the opportunity to share.

Budget, personnel cuts forcing Air Force to refocus priorities

The Air Force must overcome a number of challenges it faces in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, including dealing with data and training.

Intelligence director urges Congress to act on cyber threat

National Intelligence Director James Clapper cited threats posed by Iran, China and Russia as dangers Congress must address.

NATO cyber defense lags

The global security organization is running behind in establishing cybersecurity policy.

DOD's Android effort begins to bear fruit

DOD's embrace of the Android operating system is just getting started. How did it begin?

Navy prepares to award contract for shipboard computer networks

The Navy is upgrading its shipboard networks with the first phase of a new contract expected to be awarded Feb. 1.

Panetta fires first shot in defense budget showdown

Get ready for the future's leaner Defense Department.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

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