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August 2017
08/08/2017 Brumsey assumes leadership of DISA Central Field Command

Army COL Corey Brumsey assumed command of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Central Field Command from Army COL James (Jim) Turinetti IV during a change of command ceremony held Aug. 3 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

08/03/2017 DISA plans upgrades to Hawaii telecommunications infrastructure in 2018

Department of Defense personnel stationed in Hawaii will experience less latency and more communication features with the implementation of the Pacific Enterprise Services – Hawaii (PES-HI) Program in 2018.

July 2017
07/31/2017 DOD’s classified mobility program pilots use of tablets

The Defense Information Systems Agency is expanding its offerings under the Department of Defense Mobility Classified Capability-Secret (DMCC-S) Program through a new pilot program, which puts 8-inch tablet computers into the hands of designated senior leaders across the department.

07/29/2017 Whittaker takes the reins at DISA Global Operations Command

Army COL Lisa D. Whittaker assumed command of the Defense Information System Agency Global Operations Command (DISA Global) from Army COL Paul G. Craft during a ceremony held July 20 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

07/28/2017 Weekly meetings offer dialogue regarding emerging technologies

Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs), which provide a forum for open dialog between representatives from industry, academia, DOD, and federal agencies, take place every Friday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

07/12/2017 Shahan assumes command of Joint Staff Support Center

Air Force Col Douglas S. Shahan assumed command of the Defense Information System Agency’s Joint Staff Support Center (JSSC) from outgoing commander Army COL Stephen M. Murphy at a change of command ceremony held in the Pentagon Conference Center July 7.

07/12/2017 Training sessions offer guidance for DISN connection approval process

Live and recorded trainings are available for DOD and non-DOD entities seeking to establish, re-accredit, or re-certify their connections to the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).

June 2017
06/27/2017 Assured Compliance Assessment Solution training courses offered globally

Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) classes, focused on the application’s version 5.4 console, will be offered at locations around the world from July through December.

06/26/2017 DISA moves forward with milCloud 2.0

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded a competitive single award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for milCloud 2.0 Phase 1 commercial infrastructure services in Department of Defense (DOD) facilities on June 9, 2017, partnering with CSRA, LLC, to connect DOD networks in a private deployment model for use by the DOD community and DOD partners, to include transition engineering services.

06/22/2017 DISA and DMA partner to host Federal Knowledge Management Working Group

Information is everywhere, but if it isn’t shared, found, or presented in the right manner, it’s worthless.
"You may be presenting information all the time, but the deluge might not be working. [You must] help the information be easier to find," said Stuart Timerman, a speaker at the 26th quarterly Federal Knowledge Management Community (FKMC) meeting, held at Defense Media Activity (DMA) June 16.

06/14/2017 4 things mission and industry partners need to know about DISA

DISA Executive Deputy Director Tony Montemarano continued his annual tradition of presenting a DISA familiarization workshop proceeding the official opening of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium on June 13.

06/13/2017 DISA ‘reimagining the workplace’

In the future, a combination of biometrics and behaviors associated with an individual’s mobile device will be used to determine the level of access he or she has on DOD networks, said DISA director and Joint Force Headquarters – DOD Information Networks commander Army Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Baltimore June 13.

06/08/2017 DISA and JFHQ-DODIN celebrate 242nd Army birthday

The Defense Information Systems Agency and the Joint Force Headquarters – DOD Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) workforce celebrated the Army’s 242nd birthday at their joint headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, June 7.

May 2017
05/08/2017 Lynn discusses evolving DOD’s information infrastructure

As DISA looks at evolving the infrastructure, there are a number of initiatives that are under consideration.

“We are trying to cut wire networks and legacy networks out of the DODIN,” said Army LTG Alan Lynn, DISA director and commander of Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks. “It is an additional expense and technology is past it. We are trying to come to the 21st century. We cannot afford to keep having more and more older systems.”

April 2017
04/20/2017 DISA Headquarters Continuity of Operations Exercise Scheduled for Thursday and Friday

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will conduct a comprehensive Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) exercise at the DISA headquarters complex here Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21.

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