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2009-08-05 12:40:00

Security concerns have prompted officials at the Pentagon to review the use of Twitter and other social networking sites.

2009-06-25 13:56:00

Program to Examine Flaws with NSPS WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees' (AFGE) ongoing fight against the Pentagon's misguided pay-for-performance system will be addressed this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" radio show.

2009-06-04 15:14:00

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) to Address D.C.

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2009-04-22 14:17:24

The Wall Street Journal reported, citing current and former officials familiar with the plans, that the Obama administration plans to create a new military command to focus on Pentagon computer networks and offensive capabilities in cyberwarfare.

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2009-04-22 13:20:00

The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Corp both denied a recent Wall Street Journal report that hackers had stolen information about the $300 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter project.

2009-04-09 15:59:00

Author of 'Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling' Also to Appear on 'Inside Government' WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Defense Secretary Robert Gates' proposed budget for 2010, which includes an initiative to replace contractors with federal employees, will be discussed this week on the American Federation of Government Employees' "Inside Government" radio show.

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2009-04-07 16:20:00

Senior military authorities said Tuesday that the Pentagon spent in excess of $100 million during the last six months repairing damage and responding to cyber attacks and other network problems.

2009-04-07 07:14:17

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates' Pentagon budget includes a shift to pull contracted work in house, especially in the area of weapons acquisitions. Contracted defense work has grown to 39 percent of the Pentagon's workforce, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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2008-11-21 14:53:03

A virus threat detected on Defense Department networks resulted in a temporary ban of external computer flash drives at the Pentagon, officials said on Friday.

2008-09-19 12:00:19

Efforts to force the Pentagon to clean up polluted military sites have led to U.S. Defense Department retaliation, state environmental officials say.


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