Inside DOD

By Amber Corrin

Blog archive

The day the military loosened its tie

The Defense Department crowd does tend to be rather tight-lipped but, at AFCEA Army IT Day Jan. 14, some normally reticent officials opened up.

The day afforded a chance to crack jokes (more than a few at the expense of the Air Force), issue challenges (“Can the Army be innovative?” asked Brig. Gen. Steven Smith, chief cyber officer, Office of the Army CIO/G-6) and even challenge some long-held conventions (“We’ve got plenty of sensors!” said Brig. Gen. Thomas Cole, program executive officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors).

Cole quickly – and half-jokingly – added, “This is off the record, right?”

Sorry general, no dice.

Posted by Amber Corrin on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:14 PM


Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!

Featured

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above