August 2022
08/11/2022 Open Letter to Defense Information Systems Agency Contractors

SUBJECT: Accessing U.S. Government Information Systems and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)

08/10/2022 DISA Central battle captain lends a helping hand at MacDill Air Force Base

The Gary Sinise Foundation visited MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida July 8 to entertain the local service members, civilians and families with a performance from Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. Army Staff Sgt. Emmanuel Angulo, DISA Central battle captain, seized the opportunity to volunteer at the monumental event.

08/09/2022 DISA collaborates across the department to remove critical asset blind spots for a significant US security partner

The Defense Information Systems Agency Central Field Command, DISA Europe Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, and U.S. Central Command Joint Security Office conducted a Fiscal Year ‘22 Higher Headquarters Assessment of four commercial cable landing stations for the United Arab Emirates.

08/03/2022 DISA Joint Service Provider promotes STEM careers with college students

To provide a gold standard level of service, Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Service Provider constantly looks for ways to leverage new and emerging technology solutions to proactively address customer needs and achieve the organization’s goal to “Enable. Every. Mission.”

08/03/2022 DISA encourages open dialogue with small business partners

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking feedback from its small business partners to learn the good, bad and ugly of their experiences during the solicitation and proposal process.

08/03/2022 Klooster shares secret to success before retiring

Larry Klooster, vice director of Defense Information Systems Agency’s Operations and Infrastructure Center, closed out his career during a retirement ceremony Aug. 2.

08/02/2022 Challenges and way ahead for cybersecurity workforce in today’s federal government

U.S. federal government workforce studies determined that government agencies continue to experience a steady increase in employee turnover rates – a trend for several decades.

08/01/2022 DISA bests federal government-wide Employee Engagement and Satisfaction score

The Defense Information Systems Agency beat the government-wide average of 64.5% for Employee Engagement and Satisfaction with a score of 73.5%, ranking the agency at 184 of 432 subcomponent agencies evaluated.

July 2022
07/28/2022 DISA extends Thunderdome Prototype OTA

Additional time for development of a SIPR zero trust prototype

07/26/2022 DISA seeing success with Other Transaction Authority prototypes

When the Defense Information Systems Agency needs a leading-edge commercial solution, one approach is to acquire it through an Other Transaction Authority.

07/26/2022 US designates 988 as new Suicide Prevention Lifeline

As of July 16, anyone experiencing a mental health crisis can now text or call 988 to receive crisis care. Designed to be as quick and memorable as 911, the new three-digit 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline connects people who are suicidal or experiencing a mental health crisis to a mental health professional 24/7 anywhere in the United States.

07/25/2022 DISA 4ENO delivers successful start to Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s migration to DODnet

During the week of July 18, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office launched and completed the first phase in migrating the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency from its legacy information technology network to the newly modernized IT network, DODNet.

07/25/2022 Global allies and cybersecurity readiness strengthened through command and control execution

DISA’s Global Command and Control - Joint program recently participated in the Coalition Warrior Interoperability eXploration eXperimentation eXamination eXercise, at the NATO Joint Force Training Centre in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

07/20/2022 Voneida assumes command of DISA Pacific

Marine Corps Col. Jared C. Voneida assumed command of the Defense Information Systems Agency Pacific Regional Field Command during a change of command ceremony July 15, aboard USS Missouri at Ford Island, Hawaii.

07/14/2022 Former drill instructor brings ‘human terrain’ experience to DISA

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Daniel L. Krause assumed his current role as the command senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency and Joint Force Headquarters -Department of Defense Information Network.

07/08/2022 Klein assumes responsibility as DISA Europe’s new commander

U.S. Army Col. Brent Skinner transferred duties as the commander of the Defense Information Systems Agency Europe Field Command to U.S. Army Col. Diane E. Klein during a change of command ceremony July 7 at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany.

07/06/2022 DISA Global continues Thunderdome Zero Trust program progress

DISA Global Field Command hosted Dr. Brian Hermann, director of DISA Cyber Security and Analytics, and the DISA Thunderdome project management team June 12-23 at DISA Global Field Command headquarters.

07/06/2022 5 Things you should know about the updated DD Form 2875

DISA recently worked with Washington Headquarters Services and the Office of Management and Budget to update and release a new edition of the DD Form 2875, an adoptable form that can be used to request and adjudicate system authorization and access requests across the DOD.

07/05/2022 DISA employee crowned Mrs. Hawaii America’s United States

COVID-19 caused the event to hold until this year when Kaplan competed against 20 contestants and was crowned Mrs. Hawaii America’s United States June 4.

07/01/2022 DISA’s senior enlisted advisor retires

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David P. Klink retires from the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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