by Mr. Steve Stark
When I came onboard as senior editor of Army AL&T magazine and a government employee in January 2016, I was surprised by just how different being a civil servant was from being an employee of private industry, even though I'd worked as a government contractor for almost 15 years. One of the biggest differences in the federal workplace is the lack of an employee intranet. For many companies, the employee intranet is very literally where everything is or is connected to. "There are a lot of resources," Craig Spisak, director of the Army Acquisition Support Center, told me. "You just have to find them." He could not have been more right. In fact, I wasn't aware of many of these resources until I started researching this.
Story by Rodney Foushee on 02/13/2018
Navy Medicine is conducting its world-wide pilot of Navy Care at Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Navy Care enables patients to have a virtual visit with a clinician, by using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. It's private, secure, and free.
Story by SFC Victor Gardner on 02/13/2018
McBride said he was thoroughly impressed with the knowledge and processes that are in place. Long said she and her Soldiers were confident in their presentation because the group conducts their daily actions the way McBride was briefed.
By working closely with interagency partners and the private sector, the National Guard seeks to strengthen network cybersecurity and the capability to support local responses to cyber incidents. Cyber Shield 17 is part of the National Guard's ongoing effort to improve Guard ability to respond to real-world cyber incidents. This is the sixth iteration of this training exercise.