Posts Tagged: Army

Government Agency Mobile Applications Leave Room for Improvement

The White Horse Digital Futures Group’s exclusive report provides feedback for 30 citizen-focused government mobile applications, plus mobile development guidelines helpful for public or private organizations. “The number of smartphone users in the U.S. is approaching the 100 million user mark. Government bears a responsibility to ensure… (they) use available resources effectively and produce betterRead… Read more »

9/11 and The Global War on Terror: A Junior Officer’s Perspective

The strangest thing about coming for home for Thanksgiving break after 9/11 was seeing an American flag flying outside every house. People were walking up to me and thanking me for my service, which I found unsettling. The tiny suburb, just north of New York City, lost dozens of people in the attack on theRead… Read more »


I recently came across an article in The Space Review, June 4, 2007, (head, title, date and author: [quote] ‘Take off and nuke the site from orbit (it’s the only way to be sure…)’ [unquote], by Dwayne A. Day’ at: was an important find for me. Sputnik had generated “SLOMAR” (Space Logistics, Operations, Maintenance andRead… Read more »

U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) is a Winner of the 2011 CIO 100 Award

The CIO 100 Award, which annually recognizes 100 organizations that exemplify the highest levels of operational and strategic excellence in information technology, was awarded to the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC). The award is especially meaningful in the Federal arena because typically only about five Federal organizations are honored each year out of the 100Read… Read more »

The Most Important Lesson I Learned in the Army

Tuesday June 14 is the U.S. Army’s 236th birthday. As a pre-celebration we bring you Constantine von Hoffman’s thoughts on the most important lesson he learned in the Army. Join ClearedJobs.Net June 14 as we celebrate the Army’s birthday with the folks from IWearYourShirt! One day in the early 1980s, me and 40 of myRead… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Shall We Play A Game?

So what do you think? Would playing a game inspire you into a future career? It seems more and more employers are entering the world of gaming – so look out Farmville! Recruiters are utilizing an organization specific game in hopes of snagging their next great employee – for those job seekers who are willingRead… Read more »

“A Reason to Put Your Shoes On In The Morning” – An Air Force Pilot’s Thoughts on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! What does everyone have planned for this weekend? As I take this time off for Memorial Day, I’ll be thinking of the service men and women who gave their lives for our freedom and safety. But I’m also happy to work with a number of men and women at HP who haveRead… Read more »

The Mobile Genie is Out of the Bottle!

I just got back from another wonderful AFFIRM Luncheon for a great discussion about the changing landscape for mobility in the government workforce. The event began with insightful opening remarks from Wyatt Kash, Editorial Director for AOL Government. Kash addressed the changes that smart devices have brought to the way we connect and work andRead… Read more »

Facebook and Fort Bragg: Two Powerful Forces Unleashed?

This Thursday, Fort Bragg is trying something new: live interaction with citizens via Facebook. Here’s an excerpt from an article in the Fayetteville Observer: Fort Bragg leaders will answer questions live Thursday on Facebook, the popular social-networking site that until 2009 was blocked on many military computer networks. “We’re hoping specifically to have interaction withRead… Read more »