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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 DISA moving full speed to modernize DoD telecommunication services

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped or slowed down the Defense Information Systems Agency from transitioning off of legacy General Services Administration Networx contracts, while modernizing technologies previously supported by those contract vehicles.

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.

12/01/2020 Norton reports ‘we have not just survived, we have thrived’

Defense Information Systems Agency Director and Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network Commander, Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton provided a keynote address to help kick off AFCEA TechNet Cyber 2020 Dec. 1.

12/01/2020 Montemarano opens TechNet Cyber 2020 with ‘DISA-106,’ names Barnhurst as replacement

In what is typically one of the highest attended events of the symposium, DISA’s Special Assistant to the Director, Tony Montemarano opened TechNet Cyber 2020 with an overview of what to expect from AFCEA’s annual event and to provide valuable insight into DISA’s flight plan moving toward 2021 and beyond.

November 2020
11/19/2020 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN celebrate US Marine Corps birthday

DISA and JFHQ-DODIN celebrated the U.S. Marine Corps’ 245th birthday during a ceremony broadcasted via DISA’s social media sites Tuesday, Nov. 10.

11/18/2020 Editorial: ‘Yes, you can go 区块链货币是什么_区块数字货home again’

Some people join DISA early and spend an entire career within the agency. Others spend a brief portion of their career working for DISA and never return. There is also a group of people who work at DISA, leave the agency and then return – this is the group I am a part of and the following is my story about why I returned.

11/12/2020 Global Video Services enables unclassified voice capability

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Global Video Services – Unclassified now offers voice dial-in capability to DoD employees.

October 2020
10/28/2020 DISA employee receives American Red Cross Certificate of Merit for lifesaving actions

Walter Harris, an information technology specialist in DISA’s Operations Center, Logistics and Contracts Division and Managements Services, is scheduled to receive the Red Cross Certificate of Merit Thursday, Oct. 29, via a Zoom meeting.

10/19/2020 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN celebrate US Navy’s 245th birthday

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network celebrated the U.S. Navy’s 245th birthday during a ceremony aired on DISA social media sites, Oct. 13.

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