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Social Media Reshape Military Life

In a move signaling the pervasiveness of social media, the Department of Defense has recently allowed service members to use social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter at work. While DoD monitors individuals’ use, it is also using them to ensure consistency in organizations’ online footprint. The new policy requires …

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Army Holds Contest for Application Development

On Monday, March 1, the U.S. Army launched an application-development contest called “Apps for the Army.” The employees (both soldiers and Army civilian employees) who develop the best software will receive monetary awards from a pool of $30,000 of prize money. According to InformationWeek, the Army CIO Jeff Sorenson said, …

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Ronald Ellis

Ronald Ellis serves as deputy director of the Army’s Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information. Prior to his current position, Ellis was project manager at the Army Special Access Program Enterprise Portal and led the initiative to field a new communications network for Army Special Forces. The network allows the …

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Margaret Patton

As the U.S. Army’s project director for tactical biometrics systems, Margaret Patton delivers biometric capabilities to soldiers in the field while managing costs, schedules and performance. Her responsibilities also include supervising the Biometric Automated Toolset and Biometric Identification System for Access for the Central Command. In addition, Patton is involved …

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