Gen. Ray Odierno

Ray Odierno: US Army Readiness, Training in Danger if Sequestration Returns in 2016

Ray Odierno Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capabilities if sequestration returns in 2016, the Army Times ...
Gen. Martin Dempsey

Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Still Lacking in Cyber-Risk Safeguards

Gen. Martin Dempsey Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks U.S. government, military and private organizations have not done enough to prevent cyber ...
Michael Gilmore

Michael Gilmore: DoD’s Testing Org Finds Security Flaws in Military Weapon Systems

Michael Gilmore Michael Gilmore, operational test and evaluation director at the Defense Department, said his office uncovered cybersecurity vulnerabilities in more than 40 weapons ...
Chuck Hagel

Chuck Hagel: Budget Uncertainty Hinders Military Strategic Programs

Chuck Hagel Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday the U.S. military will not achieve strategic goals if the Defense Department does not get relief from budget caps, Defense ...
Chuck Hagel

Pentagon to Launch European Infrastructure Consolidation Move; Chuck Hagel Comments

Chuck Hagel The Defense Department will move to consolidate several U.S. infrastructures in Europe and establish a base for the F-35 program at RAF Lakenheath in the U.K under ...
acquisition policy

Sean Stackley Urges Congress to Repeal Old Military Procurement Laws

Sean Stackley, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition at the U.S. Navy, has said the new Congress should clean out laws that slow military innovation, Breaking ...
Kevin Meiners

Profile: Kevin Meiners, ODNI Assistant Director of Acquisition, Technology and Facilities

Kevin Meiners Kevin Meiners serves as an assistant director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence with responsibility in acquisition, technology and facilities for ...
naval drone stock photo

Stefanie Tompkins: DARPA Program Seeks ‘Muscle Memory’ for UAVs in Humanitarian, Combat Missions

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has started a program to develop unmanned aerial vehicles that DARPA wants to aid in the U.S. military’s humanitarian and combat operations. DARPA wants ...
Budget

President Obama Signs Order for 1% Federal Pay Raise

President Barack Obama on Friday signed an executive order to raise federal civilian employees’ minimum wage by 1 percent in the coming year, Federal News Radio reported Saturday. Julia ...
CapitolDome

Congress OKs Revised Bills on Foreign Arms Sales

The Congress has approved two bills that U.S. officials say could impact the approval process for foreign arms sales, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes one bill would permit ...