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General Dynamics To Support BRAC Moves in National Capital Region

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $146.2 million, three-year contract for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) support by the U.S. Defense Department's Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). Under the contract,  General Dynamics will provide turnkey enterprise information technology network infrastructure services to assist the nearly 6,400 employees relocating from Washington, D.C., area offices to the Mark Center facility in Alexandria, Virginia. The company will install and implement multilevel networks and systems, provide testing and information assurance, and deploy communications equipment.

DaPrato To Direct SRC Fed Market

May 27, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

SRC, Dayton, Ohio, has named Richard DaPrato as federal market account director.

Homefront Help: Night of Heroes Gala

May 27, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation will host its Night of Heroes Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., on June 3. The black-tie and military-dress event raises money for wounded military members, veterans and their families. This year the gala will honor the Intelligence and Special Operation communities.

Homefront Help: DVD Helps Children of Deployed Parents

May 26, 2010
By Rita Boland

The USO in conjunction with the Trevor Romain Foundation has released a free, animated movie titled "With You All the Way! Dealing With Deployment." The DVD addresses preparing for deployment, staying connected during the separation and planning for reunion. The movie also helps civilian children understand the challenges their friends in the military community face when a loved one is deployed.

Brown Now Electrosonic GM

May 25, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Paul Brown has been named general manager of service for Electrosonic, Dartford, England.

Jacoby To Direct U.N. Military Strategy

May 25, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., USA, has been nominated for appointment as director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5; senior member, U.S. Delegation to the U.N. Military Staff Committee, Washington, D.C.

Guest Blog: Cases in How to Practice Safe Social Computing

May 25, 2010
By Paul Strassmann

Paul Strassmann continues from last week's "Gentlemen Do Not Open Attachments" with illustrations of how to implement safe social computing using virtual computers.

InternetWorks: Internet File Storage

May 24, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The hard-hitting storms that beleaguered parts of the United States this year taught the East Coast a valuable lesson-sometimes you just can't get to work. But with immovable deadlines tasks still must be accomplished. One way offices can continue to function with personnel in disparate locations (assuming they all have power) is by storing documents in locations other than organizations' computer drives. Using the Internet as a storage device enables people to continue to move work forward, even if they can't get out the front door.

Guest Blog: Gentlemen Do Not Open Attachments

May 21, 2010
By Paul Strassmann

DoD policy recently opened access to Internet web pages from NIPRNET computers. This policy is unenforceable and is insecure. It allows the inadvertent inclusion of attachments for downloading of malware from where it can further propagate across DoD networks to subvert security.

Model Training Scenario Hits Simulation Runway

May 19, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Video games have moved M&S out of the family den and into practical war training exercises, but can a virtual experience successfully translate to a life-saving reaction on a real battlefield? People have actually piloted aircraft after learning from game simulators, so is it too far-fetched to believe that FITE and other similar efforts can effectively train the troops? Experts don't think it's out of the question; how about you? Share your ideas here.

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