U.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE PUBLIC AFFAIRS (MAY 19, 2016)
Daniel L. Kuester
NEWPORT, R.I.—Students in the Joint Military Operations department at U.S. Naval War College are getting more real-world experience through wargaming and operational-level planning beginning this trimester.
ARMY RESEARCH LABORATORY (MAY 20, 2016)
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md.—The U.S. Army is partnering with Drexel University in a joint research agreement to spur scientific research in areas of mutual interest.
U.S. ARMY ACQUISITION SUPPORT CENTER (JULY 15, 2015)
Susan L. Follett
FORT BELVOIR, Va.—Open up your calendars: The Office of the Army, Director of Acquisition Career Management has scheduled a host of Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) education, training, and leadership development opportunities for FY16.
AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND ACQDEMO TEAM LEAD (FEB. 2, 2016)
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—In June 2016, some 13,000 Air Force Materiel Command employees will transition to the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) pay system.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (FEB. 12, 2016)
WASHINGTON—Upon taking office almost a year ago, Defense Secretary Ash Carter promised reforms, saying “that a blended retirement system is a key step in modernizing the department’s ability to recruit, retain, and maintain the talent we require of our future force.”
72ND AIR BASE WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS (FEB. 25, 2016)
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla.—The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex’s “1,000 hires in 100 days” initiative generated a new pool of nearly 1,400 qualified applicants—a welcome outcome for the ongoing hiring surge at one of the country’s largest Air Force maintenance depots, officials said.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 4, 2016)
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work yesterday encouraged students to consider a government career in science, saying it is a way to make a difference and serve the country.
AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND ACQDEMO TEAM LEAD (MARCH 10, 2016)
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio —Training is in full swing for some 13,000 Air Force Materiel Command personnel scheduled to convert to the DoD Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) pay system in June 2016.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 17, 2016)
WASHINGTON—Force of the Future reforms are aligning military and civilian personnel rules with the 21st century, one of the program’s architects said in a recent interview, noting that some revolutionary changes already are moving into place.
Brad R. Carson, senior advisor to the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, told DoD News that one of the new family-friendly rules—extended maternity leave—will be effective almost immediately and another, egg freezing, will be covered by TRICARE starting Oct. 1.