Nextgov - What's Brewinhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/What's New in Defense ITen-usWed, 17 Sep 2014 17:24:43 -0400Air Force Video Selfie Winners http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/air-force-video-selfie-winners/94418/Airmen get personal in video selfiesBob BrewinWed, 17 Sep 2014 17:24:43 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/air-force-video-selfie-winners/94418/Defense - What's BrewinU.S. Air ForceWatch the VA IG/Congress Battle Tomorrowhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/watch-va-igcongress-battle-tomorrow/94232/Again, in the congressional spotlight, look for the IG to stand firm.Bob BrewinTue, 16 Sep 2014 15:09:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/watch-va-igcongress-battle-tomorrow/94232/Defense - What's BrewinU.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo.Ed Andrieski/AP File PhotoWho Didn’t Win a Piece of This Army Infosec Deal?http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/who-didnt-win-piece-army-infosec-deal/94136/The winners include 11 large firms tapped for $5 billion in contracts and 10 small ones whose slice of the pie is valued at $2.1 billion.Bob BrewinMon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:26 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/who-didnt-win-piece-army-infosec-deal/94136/Defense - What's BrewinNAN728/Shutterstock.comRemembering NYC Fire Dept. Chaplain Mychal Judgehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/remembering-nyc-fire-dept-chaplain-mychal-judge/93914/A man for all seasons.Bob BrewinThu, 11 Sep 2014 17:00:28 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/remembering-nyc-fire-dept-chaplain-mychal-judge/93914/Defense - What's BrewinThe late Mychal Judge, a Chaplain with the New York City Fire DepartmentEd Betz/AP File Photo Sorry, Apple: Hong Kong Way Ahead with Mobile Paymentshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/sorry-apple-hong-kong-way-ahead-mobile-payments/93692/Travel, eat and park – all with the Octopus card.Bob BrewinWed, 10 Sep 2014 13:25:58 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/sorry-apple-hong-kong-way-ahead-mobile-payments/93692/Defense - What's BrewinFlickr user Danny ChooHow About More VA iPad-Toting Health Service Reps?http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/how-about-more-va-ipad-toting-health-service-reps/93608/Door greeters at Nashville VA hospital used tablets to contact doctors.Bob BrewinTue, 09 Sep 2014 15:40:50 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/how-about-more-va-ipad-toting-health-service-reps/93608/Defense - What's Brewin In Green/Shutterstock.comIntelligence Research Agency Plans First Industry Confabhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/intelligence-research-agency-plans-first-industry-confab/93407/Sign up now for limited seats.Bob BrewinMon, 08 Sep 2014 14:48:06 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/09/intelligence-research-agency-plans-first-industry-confab/93407/Defense - What's BrewinDooder/Shutterstock.comCRS: Cops Can Get Kitchen and Lawn Care Gear from DOD http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/crs-cops-can-get-kitchen-and-lawn-care-gear-dod/92786/The Pentagon is a good source of gear far beyond the MRAP.Bob BrewinFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:01:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/crs-cops-can-get-kitchen-and-lawn-care-gear-dod/92786/Defense - What's BrewinDrew300/Shutterstock.comOh No: Obama Once Again Talks About ‘Sacred Trust’ with Vets http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/oh-no-obama-once-again-talks-about-sacred-trust-vets/92699/The president has used the line repeatedly since 2007.Bob BrewinThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/oh-no-obama-once-again-talks-about-sacred-trust-vets/92699/Defense - What's BrewinCharles Dharapak/APScientists Figure Out Why Grunts Groanhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/scientists-figure-out-why-grunts-groan/92213/It’s the ever-increasing load, researchers at the International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance conclude.Bob BrewinFri, 22 Aug 2014 14:05:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/scientists-figure-out-why-grunts-groan/92213/Defense - What's BrewinDeployed from USS Bataan and arriving in Afghanistan with a heavy backpack, a Marine with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), dons his backpack by laying his back on it.U.S. NavyEntire Manhattan Project History Declassified and Now Onlinehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/entire-manhattan-project-history-declassified-and-now-online/92135/The final two volumes of A-bomb history became available in the past month.Bob BrewinThu, 21 Aug 2014 16:45:17 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/entire-manhattan-project-history-declassified-and-now-online/92135/Defense - What's BrewinThis is an aerial view of the aftermath of the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, New Mexico, July 16, 1945.AP PhotoGSA Does Bombers Toohttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/gsa-does-bombers-too/91985/Turns out, the federal government’s landlord supports the B-2 stealth bomber.Bob BrewinWed, 20 Aug 2014 16:33:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/gsa-does-bombers-too/91985/Defense - What's BrewinA B-2 Spirit bomber soars during a deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, GuamU.S. Air ForceNew VA Bill Chops Tuition Costshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-bill-chops-tuition-costs/91721/Calls for in-state tuition rates for all post-9/11 GI Bill vetsBob BrewinMon, 18 Aug 2014 16:39:49 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-bill-chops-tuition-costs/91721/Defense - What's Brewinzimmytws/Shutterstock.comHere Comes the Pink Camo Food Truckhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/here-comes-pink-camo-food-truck/91601/Ft. Drum’s entry in the “Great Food Truck Race”Bob BrewinFri, 15 Aug 2014 15:34:38 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/here-comes-pink-camo-food-truck/91601/Defense - What's BrewinTeam Military Moms is comprised of Michele Bajakian, Carol Rosenberg and Wendy Newman, as seen on Food Network's, The Great Food Truck Race Season 5.U.S. ArmyNew VA Chief Freezes Central Health Office Hiringhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-chief-freezes-central-health-office-hiring/91499/Calls scheduling system antiquated.Bob BrewinThu, 14 Aug 2014 16:18:24 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-chief-freezes-central-health-office-hiring/91499/Defense - What's BrewinSecretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonaldRick Scuteri/APHealth Care for Vets on Nantuckethttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/health-care-vets-nantucket/91244/No more long ferry trips.Bob BrewinTue, 12 Aug 2014 15:04:33 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/health-care-vets-nantucket/91244/Defense - What's BrewinCristinaMuraca/Shutterstock.comZeroing in on the Elusive ‘Contractor Sustainment Re-Vector’http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/zeroing-elusive-contractor-sustainment-re-vector/91133/And it took only 33 days.Bob BrewinMon, 11 Aug 2014 16:15:36 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/zeroing-elusive-contractor-sustainment-re-vector/91133/Defense - What's BrewinThe Schriever Space Complex is home to the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center.U.S. Air ForceWill VA Secretary McDonald Go Back to P for His CIO?http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/will-va-secretary-mcdonald-go-back-pg-his-cio/90380/Just a rumor, but a tantalizing one.Bob BrewinFri, 01 Aug 2014 15:17:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/will-va-secretary-mcdonald-go-back-pg-his-cio/90380/Defense - What's BrewinAl Behrman/AP File PhotoMcDonald Stresses Integrity in First Message to VA Employeeshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-stresses-integrity-first-message-va-employees/90239/Acknowledges “days ahead will not be easy."Bob BrewinThu, 31 Jul 2014 16:04:20 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-stresses-integrity-first-message-va-employees/90239/Defense - What's BrewinVeterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald AP PhotoMcDonald Takes Over as VA Secretary Todayhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-takes-over-va-secretary-today/90092/The new VA chief's first day began with what appears to be a low-key ceremony at agency headquarters.Bob BrewinWed, 30 Jul 2014 15:11:36 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-takes-over-va-secretary-today/90092/Defense - What's BrewinRobert McDonald, secretary of the Veteran Affairs Department.Charles Dharapak/APSenate Expected to Confirm McDonald as VA Secretary Todayhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/confirmation-mcdonald-va-secretary-expected-today/89939/Opposition to prospective VA chief likely to be in short supply.Bob BrewinTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/confirmation-mcdonald-va-secretary-expected-today/89939/Defense - What's BrewinVeterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonaldAP PhotoA Drawback of the House-Senate VA Bill? Congress Can’t Create Doctorshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/drawback-house-senate-va-reform-congress-cant-create-doctors/89855/The entire country, not just VA, faces a shortage of primary care physicians.Bob BrewinMon, 28 Jul 2014 15:32:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/drawback-house-senate-va-reform-congress-cant-create-doctors/89855/Defense - What's BrewinYevhen Vitte/Shutterstock.comDid a Misplaced Glove Cause Nuke Waste Dump Fire?http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/did-misplaced-glove-cause-nuke-waste-dump-fire/89738/There goes the organic kitty litter theory.Bob BrewinFri, 25 Jul 2014 15:58:02 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/did-misplaced-glove-cause-nuke-waste-dump-fire/89738/Defense - What's BrewinThomas Herbert/APNo New VA Patient Scheduling System Until 2016http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/no-new-va-patient-scheduling-system-until-2016/89570/Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says the timeline is still a “bit up in the air.”Bob BrewinThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:51:24 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/no-new-va-patient-scheduling-system-until-2016/89570/Defense - What's BrewinThe Department of Veterans Affairs in PhoenixMatt York/APMcDonald Will Apply West Point Honor Code, Prayer to His VA Leadership http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-will-apply-west-point-honor-code-prayer-his-va-leadership/89399/Do the harder right thing.Bob BrewinWed, 23 Jul 2014 10:55:54 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/07/mcdonald-will-apply-west-point-honor-code-prayer-his-va-leadership/89399/Defense - What's Brewinspirit of america/Shutterstock.com