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Sembach Kaserne gets communication upgrade
Nov 23, 2011
A $7.1 million voice and data infrastructure project to upgrade communication capabilities began recently at Sembach Kaserne.
Fort Meade launches web app for smart phones
Nov 21, 2011
The popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices has changed the way we communicate, and the Fort Meade, Md., Public Affairs Office is taking advantage of those changes.
Challenges tackled at the 2011 Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Senior Leader Forum
Nov 12, 2011
The Under Secretary of the Army addressed 345 senior acquisition, logistics and technology experts from throughout the Department of Defense during a senior leader training forum in Huntsville, Alabama.
SDDC G6 prepares CONUS units for looming e-mail migration
Nov 9, 2011
It should be no surprise to Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command employees that the command is migrating to the new Department of Defense-wide Enterprise E-mail platform Nov. 29-30.
Army step closer to enabling self-aware network
Nov 7, 2011
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center has developed cognitive wireless networking capabilities that employ network-wide learning and reasoning algorithms that share information that enable nodes to make decisions.
Brig. Gen. Haigler visits Signaleers in Guam and Okinawa
Nov 3, 2011
Newly appointed Brig. Gen. Janice Haigler, deputy commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater), visited the 58th Signal Battalion in Okinawa and 333rd Signal Company in Guam, both elements of the 311th SC, from October 23 through 26.
Fort Rucker email enters the cloud
Oct 27, 2011
FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Big changes are coming to Fort Rucker's email system. Next week, Fort Rucker email users will begin transitioning to Army Enterprise Email, a centralized, cloud-based service managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Signal senior enlisted leaders want Army space Soldiers input
Oct 27, 2011
The Army's Signal Corps senior enlisted leader Command Sgt. Maj. Ron Pflieger visited USASMDC/ARSTRAT's signal Soldiers Oct. 24-26.
Historic Donnersberg signal site bids farewell
Oct 21, 2011
Donnersberg, or "Thunder Mountain," the highest hill in Rheinland Palatinate at 2,200 feet, has been a primary hub of American military communications since shortly after World War II.
72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion partners with German Signaleers in training exercise
Oct 21, 2011
WILDFLECKEN, Germany (Oct. 19, 2011) -- Disasters can happen at any moment. When lives are in danger, military forces need to be able to quickly coordinate efforts to help people. One unit in 5th Signal Command was given a great opportunity to train with the German Army to prepare for quick reactionary force operations with the host nation. 5th Signal's 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, headquartered in Schweinfurt, conducted a two-day field exercise with the German Army Air Mobile Division (DLO) and the DLO Signal Battalion using a real-world scenario to train.
Tips help keep children cyber safe
Oct 13, 2011
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As the cool weather approaches our doorstep and the leaves start to turn, I would like to take a moment to stop and reflect on the difference in perspective the change in seasons provides us as we trade another long, hot summer for a much-welcomed autumn breeze here on Fort Jackson.
New app to spotlight Army exhibits, forums at AUSA
Oct 11, 2011
A new app for smartphones will allow Soldiers worldwide to visit Army exhibits and watch presentations taking place at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 10-12.
U.S. Army in Europe shifts from COIN to full-spectrum training
Oct 5, 2011
Sky Soldiers, paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, descended on the drop zone at Hohenfels Training Area, Oct. 5, in Europe's first full-spectrum training environment rotation.
Army launches new accident reporting software program
Oct 3, 2011
Army accident reporting is quicker and easier thanks to new software designed at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, Fort Rucker, Ala. The Oct. 3 release of ReportIt! means Army Leaders have a new tool to better monitor accident data and take corrective action to keep our Army safe.
Officials break ground for Camp Roberts satellite station
Sep 29, 2011
CAMP ROBERTS, Calif. - Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station in September.
AEWE brings 4G smartphone technology to virtual battlefield
Sep 28, 2011
The same technology that powers high speed commercial cellular networks will be driving the voice, video and mission command capabilities for Spiral G during the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment from Oct. 17 to Nov. 4, at Fort Benning, Ga.
11th Signal Detachment Inactivates in Mannheim
Sep 23, 2011
MANNHEIM, Germany (Sept. 23, 2011) -- The colors of 5th Signal Command's 11th Signal Detachment were cased at Sullivan Barracks Sports Arena signifying the inactivation of 11th Signal Detachment.
72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion engages NATO signal partners at Exercise Combined Endeavor 11
Sep 21, 2011
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion shared wires and wisdom with NATO partners at Combined Endeavor 11, the largest multinational communications exercise in the world from September 9-22, in Grafenwoehr, Germany.
255th Signal Detachment Inactivates
Sep 21, 2011
WIESBADEN, Germany (Sept. 16, 2011) -- The colors of 5th Signal Command's 255th Signal Detachment were cased on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, signifying the inactivation of 255th Signal Detachment.
App puts U.S. Army Europe in mobile users' hands
Sep 15, 2011
U.S. Army Europe recently released an application for mobile devices designed to keep people informed on the latest Army in Europe information, news and events.
U.S. Army Europe Soldiers beef up on cyber security during exercise Combined Endeavor 2011
Sep 13, 2011
HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Safety and security are a top priority for nations around the world and that priority includes protection of cyber networks and systems. As part of the U.S. European Command led, U.S. Army Europe supported exercise Combined Endeavor 2011 held at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany nations from around the world have the opportunity to discuss just that.
Industry day helps the Army get better gear sooner
Sep 13, 2011
Representatives from both large defense corporations and smaller business entities came to Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Sept. 8 to learn about the Army's network strategy, Network Integrated Evaluations and its new agile acquisition process.
U.S. strength grows from ashes of terrorism attacks
Sep 7, 2011
Rising from the ashes of horrific destruction at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, was an example of a desired Army attribute that is getting a lot of attention these days.
Post director receives honor
Sep 1, 2011
Jesus RosaVelez, director of the Fort Jackson's Network Enterprise Center, was recognized Thursday by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce with the Palmetto Pillar Award for his outstanding leadership in the field of technology.
Army leaders praise new 'agile' approach to tactical network
Aug 29, 2011
The Army's new approach to rapidly maturing the tactical network through semi-annual field exercises is already forcing positive change, senior leaders said during the service's signature information-technology forum last week.
Army leaders discuss network strategic vision for 2020
Aug 25, 2011
The top generals tasked with bringing the most innovative and current technology into the Army's communications network held a press and bloggers session at the annual LandWarNet conference here Aug. 24, 2011, to discuss the network strategic vision moving toward 2020.
LandWarNet 2011 kicks off in Tampa
Aug 24, 2011
"Transforming Cyber While at War" set the theme as LandWarNet 2011 launched Aug. 23, 2011, with the Army's chief information officer telling the audience that the Army must change how it acquires information technology.
Summer hires experience 'day-in-the-life'
Aug 2, 2011
The Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) held an Army Strong Summer Hire Day July 28, for all the summer hires working in the command’s headquarters in Greely Hall, Fort Huachuca.
Network Enterprise Center builds stronger teams, plans for future
Jul 22, 2011
The Fort Belvoir Network Enterprise Center leadership team participated in a strategic planning and team building session facilitated by the Army Management Staff College.
ACC CIO utilizes Green Force Tracker to keep worldwide staff connected
Jul 20, 2011
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command Chief information Office (G-6) is utilizing the latest technology to keep its worldwide staff connected.
DoD releases first strategy for operating in cyberspace
Jul 15, 2011
The Defense Department’s first strategy for operating in cyberspace is a milestone in the fight to protect the nation from potentially devastating network attacks, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said today.
Army fields next-generation blue force tracking system
Jul 14, 2011
The U.S. Army has fielded its next-generation friendly force tracking system to five operational brigade combat teams, equipping Soldiers with a faster satellite network, secure data encryption and advanced mapping kits for improved tactical communications while on-the-move.
Soldier creates smart phone apps
Jul 14, 2011
Spc. Nicholas C. Johnson, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, has been working with the Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications. CSDA involves suites of digital applications on networked smart phones.
Army conducts large-scale network exercise at White Sands
Jun 27, 2011
The Army is immersed in an ambitious Network Integration Evaluation exercise at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., designed to simultaneously test programs of record and assess a host of emerging network technologies, Army senior leaders said.
151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion Conducts Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Iraq
Jun 26, 2011
The 151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), Task Force Palmetto, cased their colors June 20, marking the ceremonial completion of their mission in Iraq during a Transfer of Authority (TOA) to 50th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary).
Micro-cyber: Future of signal regiment
Jun 24, 2011
Micro-cyber will provide mission command essential capabilities across all echelons. The regiment will transition the signal military occupational specialties to develop the multi-disciplined Soldier required for micro-cyber
Guam Regional Hub Node complete, training begins
Jun 21, 2011
When the 311th Signal Command’s newly-completed Regional Hub Node here becomes operational, the reach of the Army network will truly become global. This was the source of excitement at the facility’s inauguration ceremony here June 10. The Guam RHN, the fourth to be built worldwide, was specifically designed to extend the Global Information Grid to deployed tactical organizations, providing them with immediate access to services critical to executing battlespace operations regardless of their location. The fixed platform, equipped with two antennae commonly used for satellite communications in remote locations, is scheduled to become operational in October.
7th Signal Command (T) Civilian of the Year selected
Jun 13, 2011
John Cardona, a system administrator for the 21st Signal Brigade, National Gateway Center, Fort Detrick, Md., was recently selected as the overall 7th Signal Command (Theater) Civilian of the Year (COY).
NETCOM Soldiers compete for top honors
Jun 10, 2011
Under the clear Arizona skies and a hot sun, Soldiers from Signal commands and brigades from around the globe pushed themselves from one event to another. For four days, Soldiers competed for the top spots in the 2011 Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.
Defense Information Systems Agency director recognizes Fort Meade personnel for their support
May 26, 2011
The Defense Information Systems Agency's senior leadership held a recognition ceremony Tuesday to show its gratitude to Fort Meade personnel for their assistance in the agency's Base Closure and Realignment move.
Army building foundational software for COE
May 16, 2011
The U.S. Army's System of Systems Engineering effort has identified a number of computing environments through which to implement G6-defined standards, service officials said.
Signaleers find solidarity in 311th Best Warrior competition
May 13, 2011
Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found solidarity with one another during the 2001 311th Best Warrior competition in Hawaii. Competitors traveled from throughout the Pacific only to find common ground with one another during the week of challenges.
Soldier of the Year competition tests warrior skills, endurance
May 13, 2011
Staff Sgt. Travis Lanzendorfer, 106th Signal Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, was named the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Noncommissioned Officer of the Year after a week of competition at Fort Gordon, April 24-29.
Social Media Platforms Provide Support During Crisis
May 12, 2011
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When Lisa Oliver, administrative support specialist in the AMCOM/Garrison Public and Congressional Affairs Office, was without electrical power in the aftermath of the April 27 storms that ravaged the Tennessee Valley, she knew there was one form of communication she could count on.
Defense Information Systems Agency cuts ribbon
Apr 23, 2011
The Defense Information Systems Agency held its ribbon-cutting ceremony April 15 to celebrate the official opening of its new facility at Fort Meade. The event was held in the conference center of the main building on the 95-acre campus.
Net Threats: Knowing the dos and don'ts of posting on social media
Apr 22, 2011
During World War II, the U.S. government adopted the slogan "loose lips might sink ships" to warn people to be careful when talking in public. Almost 70 years later, the same slogan could be used in relation to today's tweets, posts and published photos in the online world of social media.
Citizen-Soldiers compete in 335th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition
Apr 14, 2011
359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade return to US soil
Apr 14, 2011
U.S. Army Cyber Command's Hernandez promoted
Apr 8, 2011
Maj. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general March 25 at Fort Belvoir, Va., in a ceremony presided over by Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general U.S. Forces Command.
Army demonstrating wideband waveforms
Apr 1, 2011
The U.S. Army is planning to demonstrate the ability of wideband waveforms such as Soldier Radio Waveform, or SRW, and Wideband Networking Waveform, known as WNW, to move voice, video, data and images faster, further and more efficiently than legacy waveforms across the battlefield through ad-hoc mobile networking, service officials said.
Leveraging technology to maximize Soldier training and performance
Apr 1, 2011
In the past few weeks and months, numerous points and counterpoints have been made regarding Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications (CSDA). Many of these points are valid; many are not. I would like to take a few minutes to address some of the concerns and clarify misperceptions regarding this Army initiative.
"Herstory" focus of Women's History Month program
Apr 1, 2011
The event, sponsored by the installation's Equal Opportunity Office and hosted by Army Cyber Command/2nd Army, was held at McGill Training Center. More than 200 people attended the hourlong program.
Workshop honors women of the past and present
Mar 28, 2011
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- It's a man's world, but not without the help of extraordinary women. In honor of these extraordinary women, more than 50 Grafenwoehr community members gathered at the Main Post Tower Inn Conference Center, March 23, for the Women's History Month Workshop.
Defense Information Systems Agency move on target
Mar 25, 2011
The Defense Information Systems Agency is one of the newest agencies to call Fort Meade home. As a combat support agency, DISA provides network and computing infrastructure, and enterprise services to support information-sharing and decision-making. In 2005, the agency was recommended to consolidate its three facilities and relocate to Fort Meade as part of the Base Realignment and Closure mandate. A 1.1 million-square-foot facility was built on a 95-acre site along Cooper Avenue. The construction is valued at $420 million. The information technology infrastructure is valued at an additional $120 million. Employees began the move from facilities in Northern Virginia to Fort Meade in January. Workers are moving in at a rate of 150 to 200 people per week. In July, when the relocation is scheduled to be complete, 4,300 military, civilian and direct contractors will be working out of the new, state-of-the-art facility. David Bullock, DISA's BRAC executive, sat down to discuss the progress of the relocation.
335th Signal Commanding General Visits Camp Buehring Tech Control Facility
Mar 23, 2011
Brig. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III, Commanding General of 335th Signal Command (Theater), focused on upcoming challenges during a site visit to 581st Signal Company's Camp Buehring Technical Control Facility (TCF) in Kuwait.
CASCOM is app-solutely amazing
Mar 18, 2011
A small group of tech-savvy personnel from the Technology Integration Branch at the Combined Arms Support Command is leading the way in the development and implementation of applications for the military.
5th Signal Command Soldiers Deploy to Afghanistan
Mar 11, 2011
54th Signal Battalion Celebrates 20 Years in Southwest Asia
Mar 11, 2011
The 54th Signal Battalion commemorated 20 years of service in Southwest Asia during two days of activities Mar. 1-2 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Lawrence takes helm as Army chief information officer
Mar 9, 2011
Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence became the Army's new chief information officer/G-6, March 3, and has also been confirmed for a third star which she will pin on later this month.
Smartphones combine with tactical radios to boost ground troops
Mar 9, 2011
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division communicated via voice, data and images as they swarmed a mock village to capture a high value target. Information traveled rapidly up and down the chain of command through a cutting-edge combination of smartphones plugged into tactical radios.
Avoid deceptive e-mails by staying alert, informed
Mar 9, 2011
FORT BENNING, Ga. - Did you win a lottery in the United Kingdom even though you live in the United States' Receive an e-mail offering a get-rich-quick scheme' Or maybe you received an e-mail asking to log in to a merchant or bank site and update your account information.
44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion cases colors, prepare to deploy
Mar 2, 2011
25th Signal Battalion Conducts Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony in Afghanistan
Mar 1, 2011
Command Sgt. Maj. Edward J. Williams III assumed responsibility as Command Sergeant Major for 25th Signal Battalion in a ceremony Feb. 21 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
NETCOM chooses 2010 Civilian of the Year
Feb 25, 2011
Twelve people from U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) were recognized for their considerable contributions, and one of them was honored as NETCOM's 2010 Civilian of the Year.
2nd Signal Brigade conducts Full Spectrum Exercise
Feb 24, 2011
NETCOM employee selected as Fort Huachuca Civilian of the Year
Feb 18, 2011
The Fort Huachuca Civilian of the Year for 2010 is an Information Technology Specialist working for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) G-3 operations office in Greely Hall.
Chief of Signal earns second star, promoted to major general
Feb 17, 2011
Mobile 'Apps' supply troop training
Feb 17, 2011
FORT LEE, Va (Feb. 17, 2011) -Today's Soldier is tech savvy, uses state-of-the-art equipment to quickly and safely accomplish a mission, and can multitask with efficiency. To capitalize on these talents, the Army is conducting a pilot program that could potentially change the training environment.
Maj. Gen. Napper visits Camp Arifjan
Feb 15, 2011
Face of Army surface In social media
Feb 11, 2011
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Being the youngest division chief at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs at the Pentagon often makes Maj. Juanita Chang stand out from the crowd. But then isn't that what you would expect from someone working on the cutting edge of the Army's social media activities'
NETCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Visits Kuwait
Feb 10, 2011
NETCOM/9th Signal Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams visited with 160th Signal Brigade Soldiers in Kuwait.
Microsoft, Army highlight Surface 2.0 at multitouch working group
Feb 9, 2011
Microsoft discussed its latest touch-screen technology during a quarterly working group meeting with the Army's leading multitouch researchers and developers, Jan. 25. The Multitouch Mission Command Working Group, which is hosted by CERDEC, brought together more than two dozen organizations from government, industry and academia for discussions and live demonstrations using the existing Surface 1.0 hardware. While no Surface 2.0 hardware has been released to date, CERDEC, has early access to the software and development kits thanks to its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Microsoft.
NETCOM commanding general receives second star
Feb 7, 2011
Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper, Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) commanding general, was promoted to the rank of major general Feb. 4.
Second annual AFRICOM C4ISR Senior Leaders Conference concludes in Vicenza, Italy
Feb 7, 2011
U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) hosted its second annual C4ISR Senior Leaders Conference Feb. 2-4 at Caserma Ederle, headquarters of U.S. Army Africa, in Vicenza, Italy. The communications and intelligence community event, hosted by Brig. Gen. Robert Ferrell, AFRICOM C4 director, drew approximately 80 senior leaders from diverse U.S. military and government branches and agencies, as well as representatives of African nations and the African Union.
Mapping your life: Embedded data in photos could tip off criminals
Feb 3, 2011
The potential dangers of geotagging and location-based social networking exists. Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification to photographs, video, web sites and instant messages.
E-mail system gives users bigger byte
Feb 3, 2011
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- An e-mail system is only as good as its byte. And Fort Jackson's byte is about to get bigger - 40 times bigger.
EE Migration Hub
Feb 1, 2011
During 2011, all Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service. Instead of accessing email through local email servers at each installation, users will reach through the network to access email services from the DoD cloud. The migration of email services to DISA is part of a larger DoD effort to consolidate IT services, improve capabilities, and reduce overall costs. Migration begins on 15 February 2011 with a initial "fielding" to about 2000 selected email users from CIO/G-6, NETCOM/9th SC(A), U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, and the Information Technology Agency. This first step will allow the Army to refine the migration process and ensure a smooth transition. It will provide a validation of the migration process, email functionality, and system management procedures. Immediately following successful migration of the first wave of users, migration will continue. The goal is to migrate all Army users to Enterprise Email by 31 Dec 2011.
Enterprise Email Migration
Jan 31, 2011
During 2011, all Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service. Instead of accessing email through local email servers at each installation, they will reach through the network to access email services from centralized servers known as the Department of Defense (DoD) cloud. The migration of email services to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is part of a larger DoD effort to consolidate information technology services, improve capabilities, and reduce overall costs.
Army Enterprise e-mail migration to begin in February
Jan 28, 2011
Although the road toward Enterprise e-mail may seem complicated, there is a clear map, leaders know where the effort is headed, and the economy sized e-mail box Soldiers have now is about to become a luxury sedan, about 40 times bigger.
Army provides mobile satellite communications for disaster response
Jan 24, 2011
In the years since Hurricane Katrina exposed dangerous information gaps between various government responders, the Army has developed high-tech capabilities that enable rapid, inter-agency communications during an emergency.
Are you a fan' Thousands tune in to Fort Benning's first-ever Town Hall via Facebook
Jan 19, 2011
FORT BENNING, Ga. - As social media reinvents the Web through online videos, chats and Facebook pages, Fort Benning has found a new tool in talking to troops and families.
PII compromises lead to financial, security issues
Jan 13, 2011
FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- People use it every day. It is a very powerful thing that, if harmed or compromised, can cause them financial hardships or even put them at security risks. It is personally identifiable information, and as 2011 begins, Fort Rucker officials want to ensure people safeguard others' PII properly.
Gates reveals budget efficiencies, reinvestment possibilities
Jan 7, 2011
The Defense Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
Soldiers test smart phones in field exercise
Dec 14, 2010
Phase II of "Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications" kicked off Dec. 8, with a field exercise in which Soldiers from the Army Evaluation Task Force tested smart-phone technology.
Shopping online requires same security as walking through a parking lot
Dec 9, 2010
FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Shopping online can be an attractive alternative to the crowded malls, long checkout lines and unruly mobs of shoppers that have become regular fixtures of the modern holiday season.
Pentagon Channel puts Yongsan social media in spotlight
Dec 6, 2010
The Pentagon Channel aired a story this weekend that takes a look at what has made U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's social media so effective through a series major events, including a 100-year flood and North Korean attack in late November.
Senior Leaders Cut the Ribbon on Fort Bragg Regional Hub Node
Dec 1, 2010
Members of the Signal and Acquisition communities converged recently to mark the successful completion of the first Regional Hub Node (RHN) in the continental United States. The RHN will link Fort Bragg to the satellite communications capabilities required to complete a wide range of missions by allowing Warfighters to access tactical data from theater prior to deployment
Fort Carson Network Enterprise Center: "we're here for the warfighter"
Dec 1, 2010
The Network Enterprise Center (NEC) of the Year, Fort Carson, Colo., leaders and workers know they must manage change as they listen to, and support, their customers.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord network enterprise reps provide personalized service
Nov 30, 2010
Technicians at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Wash. Network Enterprise Center (NEC) now go face-to-face with customers to establish relationships.
160th Signal Brigade Conducts Change of Responsibility
Nov 21, 2010
Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Stockton relinquishes his authority as 160th Signal Brigade Command Sergeant Major to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce in a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Summit connects information technology leaders to solutions ahead
Nov 19, 2010
The general in charge of operating and defending Army networks in the Western Hemisphere challenged a gathering of more than 100 Army IT professionals from across the nation to help shape the its enterprise network efforts during a leadership summit here November 15-18.
43rd Signal Battalion perfects Warrior Task skills
Nov 18, 2010
MANNHEIM, Germany (Nov. 18, 2010) -- Soldiers with 5th Signal Command's 43rd Signal Battalion conducted a three-day field exercise at the Local Training Area using real-world scenarios to train Warrior Task skills. In one scenario, the Soldiers were deployed to Spain to conduct humanitarian aid to village people after a devastating earthquake. Soldiers from the 43rd were approached by a mayor of a local Spanish town to solicit aid from the U.S. Soldiers.
Army Chief Information Officer/G6 visits 5th Signal Command
Nov 18, 2010
CUTLINE: WIESBADEN, Germany (Nov. 17, 2010) -- Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Smith, Jr., commander, 5th Signal Command, gives opening comments in the command's headquarters to Mike Krieger, acting Army Chief Information Officer/G6 . Krieger will be in Germany throughout the week visiting important elements of 5th Signal Command including the Enterprise-Theater Network Operations and Security Center and the Regional Computer Emergency Response Team. The CIO/G-6 provides architecture, governance, portfolio management, strategy, oversight and operational capabilities to enable joint expeditionary net-centric information dominance for the Army. (Photo by Lawrence Torres III, 5th Signal Command)
Medal of Honor recipient assists in fight against 'epidemic'
Nov 9, 2010
Walking up on stage, retired Marine Col. Jay Vargas gently takes hold of Old Glory and gives her a kiss. He has earned that right.
Annual seminar draws career counselors from around globe
Nov 9, 2010
Retention counselors from around the globe attended the training seminar, coming from every Army command, division and corps from the Active and Reserve components and National Guard. Along with the core briefings that affected the overall retention program, the different components and command levels all had specific sessions to address issues within their communities.
Historic Cyber Defense:New career field targets, prevents information threats
Nov 8, 2010
As the world's technologies continue to advance, and our military becomes more and more reliant on those technologies and computer network systems, the Department of Defense must continually adjust its policies and create procedures that will help protect against those who would use technology to attack the nation.
44th Signal trains for the future during 30-day field exercise
Nov 1, 2010
PEOs C3T and IEW&S Win Packard Award for Acquisition Excellence
Oct 29, 2010
For the second year in a row, the Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T) will receive the David Packard Award for Acquisition Excellence. This year, PEO C3T will accept the award with its teammates from PEO Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S) for their efforts in standing up the Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS)- International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) [CX-I] secure network, the U.S. component of the Afghan Mission Network (AMN).
Army launches enterprise email: DISA will implement
Oct 26, 2010
It was announced 25 October 2010 that the Army and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently agreed to initiate the migration of Army users' email addresses and calendars to the DISA-managed Microsoft Exchange 2010 service.
CECOM officially joins the APG community
Oct 22, 2010
The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command unfurled its color Oct. 22 at a ceremony marking the official arrival of CECOM to Aberdeen Proving Ground.