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Air Force, Army Train, Integrate for Joint Air Defense; Capt. Nicholas Volz, Capt. Nathanael Agront Quoted

Joint Training

U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army components are working together to integrate communication networks, defense weapons and radar systems to boost joint efficiency. “Working with the Army ensures the safety of particular assets and regions,” said Capt. Nicholas Volz,  chief of weapons and tactics at the 726th ACS. 

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Ryan McCarthy: Army Seeks to Free Up $10B More Through ‘Night Court’ in 2022

Ryan McCarthy

Ryan McCarthy, secretary of the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the service intends to find $10 billion more in savings in 2022 through a “night court” process as it seeks to free up funds for modernization priorities and expects to make harder decisions in 2023.

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USAF Signs $67M in Contracts to Advance Virtual Training; Maj. Mark Budgeon Quoted

Virtual Training

The U.S. Air Force has allocated $67 million in contracts to develop the service branch’s virtual training. The work under the contract will provide airmen with new training platforms to help educate on aircraft and other systems, as the military continues to social distance during the ongoing pandemic.

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HRCI Names Janet Hanofee, SOSi CHRO, to Board of Directors; Julian Setian Quoted

Janet Hanofee

SOS International (SOSi) has announced that the company’s chief human resource officer (CHRO), Janet Hanofee, has been appointed to the Human Resources Certification Institute’s (HRCI) Board of Directors, the company reported on Monday. Hanofee will begin serving her two-year term on the HRCI Board of Directors beginning in January 2021.

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GSA Awards REI Systems PSS Contract Vehicle; Indunil Ranaviraja, Shyam Salona Quoted

Shyam Salona

The General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded REI Systems the Professional Services Schedule (PSS), a government-wide schedule that will provide agencies with contract vehicle to procure fixed-price or labor-hour professional services, REI Systems reported on Wednesday. PSS will expedite delivery of consulting and program management support services to federal agencies. 

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Space Force Enhances Agility within Workforce; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The Space Force has announced that the agency will maintain its workforce of approximately 6,400, which will enable the unit to effectively complete missions. The Space Force’s minimal personnel will provide faster mission accomplishments with more agile methodologies. The Space Force has cut its initial estimates of the headquarters personnel it will need from more than 1,000 to fewer than 600.

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USAF Launches Digital University to Enhance IT & Cybersecurity Training; Master Sgt. James Crocker Quoted

US Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has projected to launch its Digital University by the end of 2020, which will enhance training for front-line IT and cybersecurity workers. The online university has been made available to airman in a beta version, and will develop its catalog of courses to upskill the workforce.

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Space Force Requires Workforce to be Digitally Fluent; LTG David Thompson Quoted

Lt. Gen. David Thompson

The U.S. Space Force will require its workforce to pass a minimum level of training to prove their knowledge, skills and capabilities, and become digitally fluent. The finalized plan will be delivered to Space Force commander and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, John Raymond, in fall 2020

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