Nextgov - What's Brewin's New in Defense ITen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 17:35:05 -0500Bob Brewin, 1944-2014 passing of a legendary reporter and a beloved colleague.Katherine McIntire PetersMon, 22 Dec 2014 17:35:05 -0500 - What's BrewinBob Brewin served in the Marines in Vietnam. DISA in Compliance with Cloud Security Standards vendors in use; seven under assessment.Bob BrewinTue, 04 Nov 2014 16:40:50 -0500 - What's BrewinBlue Island/Shutterstock.comArmy Wants Better Teeth Tracking Army is seeking new dental software. It needs to have dynamic scheduling capabilities, according to contracting docs.Bob BrewinFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:05:04 -0400 - What's BrewinInnervisionArt/Shutterstock.comVA Eyes New Medical Imaging System new system will be built on commercial standards for viewing medical images, including X-rays, CT body scans and MRI brain scans.Bob BrewinThu, 30 Oct 2014 15:51:45 -0400 - What's Brewinlendy16/Shutterstock.comToday's Lesson -- Aging Soviet Rocket Engine Doesn't Fly Sciences Corp. tried to launch a mission to the International Space Station using rocket engines built four decades agoBob BrewinWed, 29 Oct 2014 12:25:21 -0400 - What's BrewinThe Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, as it suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch.NASA/APA Whole Bunch of GPS Action new GPS sets pack enhanced anti-jam features. The latest launch is this week.Bob BrewinTue, 28 Oct 2014 15:15:30 -0400 - What's BrewinA United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force Feb. 20, 2014, at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.U.S. Air ForceWant More Info on the Military’s Ebola Efforts? Tune in Here Thursday leaders will discuss ongoing support operations during a live broadcast.Bob BrewinMon, 27 Oct 2014 14:46:45 -0400 - What's BrewinMembers of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center.Eric Gay/APIrony Alert: Booz Allen Wins Cybersecurity Contract will provide support to Defense CIOBob BrewinThu, 23 Oct 2014 12:59:55 -0400 - What's BrewinChristopher Lane/APSo, How Do I Get Onto the VA eBenefits Site? system seems designed to frustrate Vietnam vets.Bob BrewinWed, 22 Oct 2014 16:09:45 -0400 - What's BrewinIraq war veteran Dave Walker uses his computer. Carolyn Kaster/APVA Introduces 'Google-like' Medical Record Search Functions new user interface includes patient “newsfeed."Bob BrewinTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:57:19 -0400 - What's BrewinAndrei Orlov/Shutterstock.comIntelink Sets Up Ebola Website is focused on open source reporting.Bob BrewinMon, 20 Oct 2014 13:40:42 -0400 - What's BrewinA medical worker sprays people being discharged from the Island Clinic Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia.Jerome Delay/AP File PhotoHere Comes the Army Cyber Battle Lab long, Network Battle Lab.Bob BrewinFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:06:09 -0400 - What's BrewinSangoiri/Shutterstock.comHuge Bidder Pile-On for VA’s $22.3 Billion Tech Deal all these interested vendors actually submit a bid, the VA acquisition folks will have to go into overtime to weed through all the paper.Bob BrewinThu, 16 Oct 2014 13:57:21 -0400 - What's BrewinDepartment of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonaldManuel Balce Ceneta/APInstitute of Medicine Plans Ebola Research Workshop on public health, risks and countermeasures.Bob BrewinWed, 15 Oct 2014 15:26:27 -0400 - What's BrewinBellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in the Emergency Room, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients.Richard Drew/APWhat’s So Secret About the Price of Dell and HP PCs? intel deal for 6,535 PCs blacks out price.Bob BrewinTue, 14 Oct 2014 15:24:12 -0400 - What's BrewinHadrian/Shutterstock.comSome Good VA News: Agency Processed Record-Setting 1.3M Claims in Fiscal 2014 processes 93 percent of veterans’ disability claims electronically.Bob BrewinThu, 09 Oct 2014 16:39:01 -0400 - What's BrewinAllison Hickey, under secretary for benefits, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.Cliff Owen/APBadUSB Denial?, White House won’t address specifics of problem.Bob BrewinTue, 07 Oct 2014 16:03:20 -0400 - What's BrewinYou can more/Shutterstock.comDOE Declassifies Oppenheimer Security Clearance Hearing Transcripts full 20-volume transcript is now online.Bob BrewinMon, 06 Oct 2014 18:03:58 -0400 - What's BrewinDr. J. Robert Oppenheimer on December 5, 1958.AP File PhotoMilitary Health System Does Not Like Patient Safety Bad News fear retaliation, according to the findings of a Pentagon-ordered review.Bob BrewinFri, 03 Oct 2014 13:27:41 -0400 - What's BrewinSteve Cukrov/Shutterstock.comNavy Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Nuclear Sub Force was commissioned Sept. 30, 1954.Bob BrewinWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:54:59 -0400 - What's BrewinThe USS Nautilus, pictured, was the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine.U.S. NavyVeterans Benefits Administration Gets New Communications Chief public affairs director Boone started at VBA last week.Bob BrewinTue, 30 Sep 2014 16:29:33 -0400 - What's BrewinThe Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington, DC.Charles Dharapak/APNo New VA Patient Schedule System Until 2020 (UPDATED) aims to roll out new software to first 300 users in 2016.Bob BrewinFri, 26 Sep 2014 17:31:54 -0400 - What's BrewinA wheelchair sits outside the Atlanta VA Medical Center.David Goldman/AP File PhotoJoint Staff Dumps Oracle and PeopleSoft Planning Software for Open Source to issue a new contract to MYMIC LLCBob BrewinThu, 25 Sep 2014 15:27:02 -0400 - What's Brewinrvlsoft/Shutterstock.comOriginal VA Blogger Joins Nonprofit Horton to run communications shop for veterans group.Bob BrewinWed, 24 Sep 2014 10:28:37 -0400 - What's BrewinThe Mission Continues.Is This the Best Source of Ebola Info? UN-run website is rich with details on the crisis and the response.Bob BrewinMon, 22 Sep 2014 17:18:22 -0400 - What's BrewinA health worker volunteers distribute bars of soap and information about Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.Michael Duff/AP