Shaping the Evolving Acquisition Work Force

06/29/2010
In early May, SLD sat down with retiring (in only one sense of the word) Frank Anderson, President of the Defense Acquisition University till a few weeks ago.  Brigadier General Frank J. Anderson (Retired) is an articulate and persuasive advocate for innovation in shaping the future human capital strategy within…

Prepping The Ground

06/20/2010
The Expeditionary Airfield Capability: A Core USMC Competence for Global Operations An Interview With USMC Lieutenant-Colonel Johnson and Chief Warrant Officer Collier [caption id="attachment_9663" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Camp Dwyer: An Airstrip "carved out of the desert" (Courtesy Photo: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd), Public Affairs, Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan, April 10th, 2010)"][/caption]…

The Coast-Guard: A True 911 Force

06/09/2010
An interview with Rear Admiral Branham Commander Seventh Coast Guard District Rear Admiral Branham has commanded the Seventh Coast Guard District for about two years; his AOR covers parts of the waters of South Carolina, all of Georgia, Florida, the Caribbean and some waters off Central America and Northern South…

General McNabb’s Approach on TRANSCOM: A Multi-Modal Focus

05/21/2010
[caption id="attachment_8720" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="General Duncan J. McNabb, Commander U.S. Transportation Command"][/caption] SLD sat down with General Duncan J. McNabb, Commander U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), and his staff to discuss the role of TRANSCOM in current operations, with a special emphasis on Afghanistan and Haiti. This part of the interview…