September is National Preparedness Month; make time to plan for disasters
Aug. 21, 2019 - September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder to plan and prepare for emergencies that could impact our homes, workplace, schools and communities. Planning and preparation is essential in building resilient communities and coincides with this year’s theme of “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters.”
NMETLC Sailors conduct community volunteer project
Aug. 21, 2019 - Sailors assigned to Navy Medicine Education, Training and Logistics Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston performed volunteer work at Patrolman Guadalupe Martinez Park July 30. The 12 volunteers painted picnic tables, trimmed trees, cleaned playground equipment and picked up litter.
Army Chief of Staff: prioritizing personnel starts with equal opportunity
Aug. 21, 2019 - Speaking at an Aug. 14 symposium designed to uphold equal opportunity standards in the service, the Army's new chief of staff re-asserted his emphasis on prioritizing people -- Soldiers and civilians who comprise the Army's active-duty force, National Guard and Reserve units.
DOD agency keeps file swaps safe
Aug. 20, 2019 - The Defense Information Systems Agency has taken over an online resource that allows Defense Department personnel to swap files too large to be sent by email. Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration Services suite of applications.
AFCYBER presents, participates in DEF CON 27
Aug. 20, 2019 - Spread across several hotels on the Las Vegas strip, nearly 30,000 cyber enthusiasts gathered for the 27th annual DEF CON Hacking Conference, Aug. 8-11. Throughout the four-day event, attendees could learn new skills from industry professionals, test those skills during capture-the-flag competitions, network with others, interview for jobs and test out products and simulators, among other things.