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Naval War College Overhauls Joint Military Operations Curriculum

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.

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Coming Soon: FY17 Defense Workforce Development Fund Data Call to Commands

Army DACM Office Announces Training, Leadership, and Educational Opporutnities for FY16

AcqDemo Team Offers Information About Transition

DoD Plans Benefit Revision With ‘Blended Retirement’

Hiring Surge Yields Lessons and Successes, Leaders Say

Career in Science Can Help Nation, Work Says

Transitioning from a Performance-to-Contribution-based System in AcqDemo

Update: Force of the Future Reforms Move Forward

Carter: Complex Challenges Likely for Tomorrow’s Army Officers

DoD Announces National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows


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Army DACM Office Announces Training, Leadership, and Educational Opportunities for FY16


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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.

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AcqDemo Team Offers Information About Transition


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AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND ACQDEMO TEAM LEAD (FEB. 2, 2016)

Ted Singer

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.

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DoD Plans Benefit Revision With ‘Blended Retirement’


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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.”

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Hiring Surge Yields Lessons and Successes, Leaders Say


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72ND AIR BASE WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS (FEB. 25, 2016)

John Parke

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.

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Career in Science Can Help Nation, Work Says


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 4, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

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.

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Transitioning from a Performance-to-Contribution-based Pay System in AcqDemo


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AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND ACQDEMO TEAM LEAD (MARCH 10, 2016)

Ted Singer

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.

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Update: Force of the Future Reforms Move Forward


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 17, 2016)

Cheryl Pellerin

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.

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