Category: IA News

The annual Angel Thunder exercise is sponsored by the Air Force’s Air Combat Command, and is the largest federal interagency exercise for personnel rescue and recovery.  Angel Thunder was founded in 2005 by former Air Force Rescue helicopter pilot Brett Hartnett, who describes the exercise as the “biggest bang for the buck in training dollars.”  The focus of Angel Thunder is saving lives…

... Read More

The Government Accountability Office released a report in July of this year detailing the need for common alignment of world regions among certain U.S. federal agencies.  The report, GAO-11-776R, came as a response to Section 1055 of the Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, which required an assessment of the need for common alignment of world regions in federal departments and agencies with international responsibilities…

... Read More

The July 2011 performance audit by the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) reports on U.S. efforts to improve the capacity of the Afghan government to regulate Afghanistan’s financial sector and to strengthen the controls U.S. agencies use to track U.S. funds in the Afghan economy…

... Read More

Joint Interagency Task Force–South (JIATF–South) is well known within the U.S. Government as the “gold standard” for interagency cooperation and intelligence fusion.  It is often cited as a model for whole-of-government problem-solving, and other national security organizations have tried to copy its approach and successes…

... Read More

The Federal Government is currently undertaking a significant effort to eliminate counterfeit products from the U.S. Government supply chain. In June 2010, Vice President Biden and White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, announced the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement, laying out a coordinated government-wide approach to strengthening intellectual property enforcement and directing the establishment of an inter-agency working group…

... Read More

Sixty-six years since the Holocaust and 17 years after Rwanda, the United States still lacks a comprehensive policy framework and a corresponding interagency mechanism for preventing and responding to mass atrocities and genocide.  This has left the United States ill prepared to engage early, proactively, and decisively to prevent threats from evolving into large-scale civilian atrocities…

... Read More

Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) recently revised and republished its SOF Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual.  In the past, the manual has provided a valuable reference for JSOU students, SOF staff officers, and partners in the interagency process…

... Read More

Posted: July 11, 2011 by the

This capstone document sets forth doctrine governing the activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States for coordination of military operations with U.S. government agencies; state, local, and tribal governments; and intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector…

... Read More

S.679 would eliminate the need for Senate confirmation for about 200 positions, mostly in the areas of legislative and public affairs; internal management positions, such as chief financial officers…

... Read More

The interagency Personnel Rotation Act of 2011, S. 1268 and H.R. 2314, is an effort to increase interagency cooperation between Executive Branch employees working in National Security and Homeland Security…

... Read More
  • SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER

    Sign up to receive updates by email. We do not sell or share your info.

    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.