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August 2017
08/29/2017 White House Communications Agency conducts recruiting event in Hawaii

Members of the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) traveled to Hawaii July 22-29, to recruit military personnel for key positions within the agency.

08/25/2017 Meet RADM Nancy Norton, DISA vice director

Navy RADM Nancy Norton joined the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as the vice director Aug. 11.

08/23/2017 Wall assumes command of DISA Northern Field Command

Air Force Col Trevor A. Wall assumed command of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Northern Field Command (DISA NORTHCOM), previously commanded by Air Force Col Albert Z. Talamantez, during a change of command ceremony held Aug. 17 at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

08/17/2017 Zabel reflects on tenure at DISA

DISA Vice Director Air Force Maj Gen Sarah E. Zabel reflected on her accomplishments and the agency’s future prior to her Aug. 21 departure to serve as the director of information technology acquisition process development in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition.

08/11/2017 Joint Service Provider celebrates second anniversary

The Joint Service Provider (JSP), an organization established in 2015 to consolidate information technology (IT) services provided to more than 38,000 customers in the Pentagon and National Capital Region, celebrated its second anniversary July 20.

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.

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