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July 2021
07/23/2021 DISA Best Places to Work ranking increases nearly 20% from 2019

DISA’s 2020 Best Places to Work engagement score, measuring employee satisfaction with their jobs and organization, increased to 74.0 in 2020 from 55.2 in 2019.

07/20/2021 Highest enlisted Air Force leader speaks at Fort Meade

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass met with DISA and JFHQ-DODIN leadership and hosted an all-call with Air Force service members at Fort George G. Meade.

07/20/2021 DISA Celebrates New Watch Floor with Ribbon Cutting

The Defense Information Systems Agency celebrated the completion of an 18-month upgrade to the agency’s Joint Operations Center Watch Floor with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 8.

07/07/2021 DISA sunsets Defense Collaboration Services for Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network Sept. 1

The Defense Collaboration Services Program is scheduled to sunset Sept. 1, except for the DCS Chat and Web Conference capabilities on the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network, which will remain operational until fiscal year 2023.

June 2021
06/28/2021 DISA conducts Modernized Enterprise Terminal Commissioning Evaluation

DISA Europe’s Quality Assurance Performance Evaluations team conducted a Modernized Enterprise Terminal Commissioning Evaluation for a newly installed satellite communications antenna April 16-21 on Thule Air Force Base, Greenland.

06/25/2021 Chaplain Nay speaks at local church with historical ties to Fort Meade

Army Col. Robert Nay, Defense Information Systems Agency chaplain, was the guest speaker at the Community Methodist Church in Laurel, Maryland, June 20.

06/08/2021 SSgt Cobb reflects on the DISA JSP community

DISA Joint Service Provider's Staff Sergeant Cobb encourages others to join the JSP community.

May 2021
05/13/2021 DISA delivers Zero Trust cybersecurity reference architecture

The Defense Information Systems Agency has delivered the initial Department of Defense Zero Trust Reference Architecture to help the U.S. military maintain information superiority on the digital battlefield.

April 2021
04/12/2021 Skinner highlights importance of data, diversity, digital modernization

The Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network commander and Defense Information Systems Agency director highlighted the importance of data, diversity and digital modernization during last month's Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium.

March 2021
03/15/2021 Norton passes torch to Skinner during Change of Directorship/Command ceremony

Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert J. Skinner relieved Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton as the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of Joint Force Headquarters–Department of Defense Information Network.

February 2021
02/26/2021 Norton passes command of JFHQ-DODIN and directorship of DISA to Skinner

Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner assumed command of the Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Network and directorship of the Defense Information Systems Agency.

02/25/2021 Cloud-based innovations strengthened at DISA through new center: DoD’s Cloud Computing Program Office

DISA partnered with the DoD Chief Information Office’s Cloud Computing Program Office to help the workforce with a collaboration tool that was accessible from government-furnished equipment and personal devices.

02/24/2021 Norton leaves behind a legacy rooted in trust, accountability and continuous improvement

Departing Defense Information Systems Agency Director and Joint Force Headquarters-DOD Information Network Commander, Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, leaves behind a legacy rooted in trust, accountability and continuous improvement.

02/09/2021 DISA US Strategic Command powers down core device, prepared to support tomorrow’s warfighter

Air Force Col. Paul Griffin, commander, DISA U.S. Strategic Command Field Office, powered down the last Defense Information Systems Network core device Dec. 21, 2020, signifying the end of a communications technology era for USSTRATCOM Headquarters which was originally built in 1954.

02/09/2021 DISA welcomes Christopher M. Barnhurst as its next executive deputy director

Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, Defense Information Systems Agency director and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, recently selected Christopher M. Barnhurst as the agency’s next executive deputy director.

January 2021
01/08/2021 Vice Adm. Norton touts benefits of cloud computing and telework

DISA director, Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, touts benefits of cloud computing and telework.

01/07/2021 Contractor implementation of cybersecurity requirements

Head of DISA contracting activity, Douglas W. Packard, addresses DISA contractors.

December 2020
12/14/2020 DISA Executive Deputy Director Anthony Montemarano retires Dec. 11

Defense Information Systems Agency Executive Deputy Director Anthony Montemarano’s virtual retirement ceremony will be Friday, Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. EST. The event will be broadcast via Defense Visual Information Distribution Service and Commercial Virtual Remote Live.

12/07/2020 DISA engages partners in ‘virtual’ Forecast to Industry 2020

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s present and future industry partners joined the agency for a virtual Forecast to Industry 2020 Thursday, Dec. 3.

12/03/2020 Army, DISA partner to enable mobility for emergency service vehicles

U.S. Army Fort Bliss is set to have the first Department of Emergency Services in the Army to deploy its emergency vehicles with Apple iPad devices integrated with its computer-aided dispatch software.

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