Army

Data trust and connectivity challenge Army network innovators

The Army is taking cues from blockchain to help make battlefield data more trustworthy for commanding officers. "Immutable" data is data they can be sure of.

What can you expect from Joe Biden’s DOD?

President-elect Joe Biden’s national security team is taking shape. FCW talked with experts to understand exactly what’s at stake for the Defense Department’s modernization efforts over the next four years.

Army in serious need of data talent

The Army needs to develop specific skill sets and retool or retrain existing workforce, said Mark Gorak, the director of people analytics for the Assistant Secretary of the Army Manpower and Reserve Affairs.

Army looking to virtual training

As social distancing becomes the norm, the Army increasingly looks to virtual training.

Rulings Roundup: Furlough case requires further review

A Construction Control employee with the Army Corps of Engineers won his most recent appeal of the loss of six days pay in a furlough.

Army investigators issue warning about fraudulent website

Army investigators are alerting service members about a web-based scam that offers bogus benefits to falsely obtain access to soldiers' email accounts, online passwords and other information.

One World Trade Center to house agencies

The General Services Administration said last week that several agencies will be relocating to One World Trade Center, the new skyscraper built on the former site of the Twin Towers in New York City.

Agencies will move to One World Trade Center

The General Services Administration announced that several agencies will be moving to One World Trade Center, the new skyscraper built on the former site of the Twin Towers in New York City.

Army offers fix for those who exceeded furlough time

The Army will offer back pay to civilian workers who took more than six furlough days, provided an employee gives up the same amount of paid annual leave.

DOD announces timelines for women in combat roles

The Defense Department on June 18 publicly released timelines for bringing women into previously closed combat positions.

DOD orders retraining of recruiters, sexual assault prevention personnel

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week ordered the military services to retrain, re-credential and re-screen all military recruiters and sexual assault prevention and response personnel.

Military leaders predict severe impact from sequester

The heads of the military services on Tuesday painted bleak portraits of what their respective service branches would look like if sequestration's across-the-board spending cuts begin in March.

DOD orders review of hiring procedures at child development centers

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered the military services to review hiring procedures at all DOD child development centers after a review of personnel records at one center uncovered what officials there called “derogatory information” in the backgrounds of several employees.

More service members get Roth TSP

Active-duty members of the Air Force, Army and Navy are able to contribute to the Thrift Savings Plan Roth option as of Oct. 1.

MSPB grants stay in whistleblower case

The Merit Systems Protection Board this month granted a stay of a number of personnel actions against several Army civilian employees who claimed they were subjected to a “pattern of harassment” after they disclosed that their supervisor allegedly was falsifying and destroying patient records.

MSPB issues stay in Army whistleblower case

MSPB last week granted a stay of a number of personnel actions against several Army civilian employees who claimed they were subjected to a “pattern of harassment” after they disclosed that their supervisor allegedly was falsifying and destroying patient records.

DOD will have to wait for Roth TSP

Military service members and Defense Department civilian employees will not immediately have access to the Thrift Savings Plan Roth option when it launches May 7.