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February 2017
02/23/2017 DISA issues RFP for Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation contract

Requests for proposals for the Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation contract vehicle are being accepted now, enabling the Defense Information Systems Agency to move toward an efficient approach for the procurement of engineering support/services, with a focus on innovation throughout the engineering lifecycle.

02/21/2017 DISA teams in Europe participate in Exercise Austere Challenge

Teams from DISA Europe, Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) Europe, and Data Center Europe participated in Exercise AUSTERE CHALLENGE 2017 (AC-17) earlier this month.

02/21/2017 VADM Samuel L. Gravely: DCA director a trailblazer for African Americans in the U.S. military

Navy VADM Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. served in the U.S. Navy for 38 years and was an integral part of the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces. Gravely’s last tour of duty was as the director of the Defense Communications Agency (DCA) — now the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) — from September 1978 through July 1980.

02/17/2017 DISA leadership panel speaks at FedNet 2017

A panel of five Defense Information Systems Agency leaders took the stage to discuss their current priorities and initiatives during the Federal Networks 2017 event Feb. 15 in Fairfax, Virginia.

02/17/2017 Chief technology officer to retire after 31 years of government service

The man who ensured the services and capabilities the Defense Information Systems Agency develops are technically in sync with the director’s strategic vision will retire after 31 years of government service in a ceremony at the agency’s Headquarters Feb. 21.

January 2017
01/17/2017 Panel: innovation is theme of DISA’s 2017 initiatives

A senior-leader panel discussion about the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters - DOD Information Networks’ (JFHQ-DODIN) 2017 priorities was the highlight of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s District of Columbia chapter breakfast Jan. 12.

November 2016
11/30/2016 DISA Conducts Forecast to Industry

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) conducted its annual Forecast to Industry event Nov. 17 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland.

11/02/2016 3 Components in the Hunt for Cyber Threats

“Anyone trying to secure their networks must have some kind of hunt capability,” said John Hickey, cyber development director for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), at a recent Federal Computer Week Security Summit in the District of Columbia.

October 2016
10/21/2016 GCCS-J Reflects on 20 Years of Service

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently celebrated the legacy of the Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J) in recognition of 20 years of service to our nation’s warfighters.

10/11/2016 DISA Focuses on Small Business Partnerships

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Office of Small Business Programs hosted a forum designed to educate small business representatives about the latest trends and challenges facing the Department of Defense (DOD) at its Headquarters Sept. 16.

10/04/2016 Training Sessions Offer Guidance for DISN Connection Approval Process

The Risk Adjudication and Connection Division offers both recorded and live training to Department of Defense (DOD) and non-DOD entities seeking to establish, re-accredit, or re-certify their connections to the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).

September 2016
09/27/2016 Agency Fights Hunger by Donating 85,190 Pounds of Goods to Local Communities

Army CSM John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC) and the senior noncommissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces, met with enlisted members of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) at their shared headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, on March 16.

09/22/2016 DISA Announces Change to Computing Operations

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is realigning the operations of its computing and storage activities to leverage efficiencies, reduce costs, and increase standardization of services across the computing environment.

09/19/2016 Cyber Protection Teams are “New Infantry” says Hickey

John Hickey, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s cyber development executive, spoke to members of two Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs) assigned to DISA Headquarters, CPT 90 and CPT 94, during a capstone training course Sept. 6.

09/15/2016 DISA and JFHQ-DODIN Celebrate 69th Air Force Birthday

Members of the DISA and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) workforce celebrated the Air Force’s 69th Birthday at their joint headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, Sept. 15. The official Air Force birthday is Sept. 18.

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