Chief Information Officer

U.S. Department of Defense

Terry Halvorsen keynote address

The Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (Acting), Terry Halvorsen, gave a keynote address at the AFCEA International Symposium held at Baltimore, MD in June 2014. (courtesy of AFCEA)

Terry Halvorsen

Electromagnetic Spectrum Strategy (EMS)

The U.S. Department of Defense released a report of its Electromagnetic Spectrum Strategy (EMS) to increase available spectrum in order to meet growing demand from the commercial wireless industry while maintaining critical military capabilities.


Joint Information Environment (JIE)

DoD has under taken an ambitious effort to realign and restructure the construction, operation, and defense of its information technology (IT) networks and systems. The result will be a secure, JIE with shared IT infrastructure, enterprise services, and a single security architecture.

Joint Information Environment

Mobility Strategy

DoD has taken a leadership role in leveraging mobile device technology to improve information sharing, collaboration, and efficiencies. The DoD mobility strategy identifies information technology (IT) goals and objectives to capitalize on the full potential of mobile devices. It focuses on improving three areas critical to mobility: wireless infrastructure, mobile devices, and mobile applications.


View from the Front Office

Terry HalvorsenTerry Halvorsen (Acting)

"Information is our
greatest strategic asset."

Vision / Mission
DoDD 5144.02
CIO logo The JIE will enable a versatile, responsive and decisive Joint Force and will provide a critical advantage relative to our adversaries.
(Gen Martin E. Dempsey, USA; Chairman, JCS - JIE White Paper, 22 Jan 2013)
Best Practices
(NSA Publication)

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NDIA C4ISR Breakfast

August 7, 2014 at Hyatt Crystal City, Arlington, VA , Mr. Fredrick Moorefield, Director, Spectrum Policy & Programs is scheduled to participate this event.

The C4 and ISR committees provide a forum for industry and government C4ISR industrial base executives to address the pressing policy, technology and budgetary matters associated with the gamut of US and Coalition deployment requirements for which interconnected platform, system support and mission control are critical to achieving commander’s intent.

MeriTalk - Federal Forum 2014

August 13, 2014 at Washington DC , Mr. Halvorsen is a guest speaker at this event.

The conversation about IT in Federal agencies has changed. Defending the status quo is out, enabling change is in – except when it comes to the network. While Federal IT as a whole is changing at lightning speed, Federal networks are not.