Jim Mattis

Bezos was up for a Defense Innovation Board spot before last minute retraction


Jeff Bezos was up for a spot on the Defense Innovation Board before a whistleblower flagged problems.

VA, DOD leaders commit to ‘seamlessly integrated electronic health record’


A new joint letter reinforces "both departments’ commitment to ensuring the successful transition from a legacy patient-data system to a modernized one that will continue to support active-duty service members, Veterans and their families."

Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout


The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.

Pentagon launching joint office focused on artificial intelligence


DOD Secretary Jim Mattis detailed his aggressive agenda for Pentagon research and engineering.

Marines’ Crall takes DOD cyber adviser role; Bible in as acting CIO


Crall is taking the spot left empty by Maj. Gen. Burke “Ed” Wilson, who Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appointed as his right-hand man on cyber policy.

Pentagon sets ‘aggressive’ path to cloud with new steering group


Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan issued a recent memo directing the creation of the DOD Cloud Executive Steering Group.