On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
The Pentagon has pushed back a Jan. 15 deadline for military services and federal agencies to report on congressionally mandated strategies for downsizing computer rooms, a Defense Information Systems Agency official said.
A provision in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, enacted two weeks ago, had ordered Defense Department components to develop plans by that date as part of a recommended Defensewide shift to commercial cloud services. Read the whole story at Nextgov.com.
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