Tag Archives: Defense Department

Frank Kendall: Pentagon Seeks Metal, Alloy Innovation Through Manufacturing Partnerships

The Defense Department will head two new manufacturing innovation partnerships with businesses and universities under close to $460 million in federal and private-sector funding, according to a Tuesday White House announcement. One Detroit-based institute will concentrate on lightweight and modern metals manufacturinga, while another Chicago-based institute will focus on digital …

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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks to Increase FY15 Cyber Funding

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2015 budget request will provide a funding increase for cyber intelligence, reconnaissance and security programs, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Jordain Carney writes Hagel will offer a preview of the department’s 2015 budget request on Monday. “We are adjusting our asset base …

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Air Force Executive Board to Oversee IT Investments

The U.S. Air Force has created a new executive board to oversee the branch’s information technology investments as the Air Force seeks to build up its IT talent roster, Defense News reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, the branch’s chief information officer will lead the board as it works to …

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Teri Takai: DoD a Potential IT Career Stop for Students

Teri Takai, Defense Department chief information officer, encouraged students to seek jobs at the Pentagon during an information technology event held there Thursday, American Forces Press Service reports. Jim Garamone writes nearly 40 students from the Edison Academy, Chantilly High School and Robert E. Lee High School attended the 2014 …

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DLA Starts Electronic Data Service Migration; Vicky Sandberg Comments

The Defense Logistics Agency has begun transitioning its electronic data service to a new portal in order to comply with the Defense Department’s requirements for protecting confidential information. The web-based Federal Logistics Information System is built as a portal for researchers seeking to gain access to DoD’s publicly-available information, DLA said …

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