Introduction The Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA), known as the Defence Communications Agency (DCA) until 1991, is a United States Department of Defence (DoD) combat support agency composed of military, federal civilians, and contractors. DISA provides information technology (IT) and communications support to the President, Vice President, Secretary of Defence, the military services, the combatant… Read More
Introduction Since 2016, the British Army has provided assistance to a variety of TV productions both ‘under contract’ and ‘out of contract’. What is Out of Contract? Unlike ‘under contract’, the Army does not keep a comprehensive list of projects for out of contract TV productions. They are programmes that are broader than Defence but… Read More
“An officer should never speak ironically or sarcastically to an enlisted man, since the latter does not have a fair chance to answer back. The use of profanity and epithets comes under the same headings. The best argument for a man keeping his temper is that nobody else wants it; and when he voluntary throws… Read More
The Defense Information School (DINFOS) can trace its history to January 1946. It is a DOD school located at Fort Meade, Maryland. It trains more than 2,300 military, DOD civilian, international military, and inter-agency students a year across 32 basic, intermediate and advanced public affairs and visual information courses. Courses cover a variety of subject… Read More
War brings out the best and worst in humanity. It has revolutionised medicine, transportation and communication, and changed how we live and how we think.
“The secret of war lies in the communications.” Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 to 1821) Also known as Napoleon I, the Corsican or the Little Corporal, he was a French general, first consul of France (1799-1804), and emperor of the French (1804-1814/15), one of the most celebrated personages in the history of the West. He revolutionised military… Read More
“Control presupposes that the leaders knows the location of all elements of his command at all times and can communicate with any element at any time.” General George C. Marshall (1880 to 1959) George Catlett Marshall was a General in the US Army, being Army Chief of Staff during World War II (1939-45) and later… Read More