Chief Warrant Officer 4 Louis Burge, Army National Guard (ARNG) Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A) Build and Sustainment Manager, went to the National Guard Bureau to hang a banner in recognition of IPPS-A reaching live status. ( Staff Sgt. Benjamin D Applebaum)

Army launches personnel records app

The new application is projected to have a million users by December.
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U.S. Navy Hospitalmen Christian Akins, left, and Austin Brunt, assigned to Naval Hospital Guam, take a nasal sample from a sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt as part of a public health outbreak investigation April 23, 2020. (U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaylianna Genier)

How the Defense Digital Service helped control COVID-19 outbreaks on Navy ships

"The pandemic has pushed the upper limit of what even DDS is able to do," says the tech-development agency's deputy director.
Lauren Marakas, senior special canine handler from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, walks with Ruthie, an explosives detection canine, to search for explosives during a joint explosive detection training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

ATF moving all apps, services to the cloud by October

ATF's CTO detailed how the bureau got from "really ignoring" its IT to all-in on the cloud in a few years.