Clear Skies for DOD Cloud Initiative
Feb. 4, 2019 - The Defense Department is unveiling the DOD Cloud Initiative that will move its computer and storage functions to the cloud, the department’s chief information officer said.
Official Explains Federal Tax Changes for Military, Spouses
Jan. 25, 2019 - Most service members and their families will see a reduction in their tax bills this year, but there are a number of changes in U.S. federal tax laws that they need to be aware of, said the executive director of the Pentagon’s Armed Forces Tax Council.
Follow safety tips for a happy holiday season
Dec. 11, 2018 - The Christmas season can be the most joyous of times, but it can also be deadly. Approximately 400 fires occur annually involving Christmas trees, according to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, resulting in more than a dozen deaths, injuries and more than $10 million in property loss and damage.
Mattis: Bush Taught Others to Live ‘A Life without Regret’
Dec. 1, 2018 - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis spoke for all members of the Defense Department in expressing sorrow for the passing of President George H. W. Bush today during his remarks at the Reagan Defense Forum in California.
DOD AI Industry Day Fosters Relationships with Industry, Academia
Nov. 29, 2018 - In its continued efforts to develop and deploy artificial intelligence to address some of the nation’s toughest defense challenges, the Defense Department, in coordination with Army Research Lab, hosted its second AI Industry Day in Silver Spring, Maryland.
DLA Troop Support provides a taste of home for service members away for the holiday
Nov. 20, 2018 - Service members deployed overseas, as well as those serving at the United States’ southern border, get to experience a taste of home on Thanksgiving Day due to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. “America’s military men and women continually make sacrifices to secure our freedom,” said Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander. “It is our duty to show our gratitude by providing them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”
Halifax Forum Looks for Solutions to World’s Security Challenges
Nov. 16, 2018 - The chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff is one of many security and military leaders attending the Halifax International Security Forum, with discussions covering security challenges throughout the world and the role democracies can play to address them.
The Biggest Audit in Human History ... Really?
Nov. 16, 2018 - The first Defense Department-wide audit covered $2.7 trillion in assets and $2.6 trillion in liabilities for fiscal year 2018, making it most likely the largest known audit of an organization in history, the DOD comptroller said.