The Defense Department also weighed in with some Medal of Honor stories, including that of the only female recipient, a doctor in the Civil War.
The Supreme Court ruling doesn’t necessarily invalidate all the actions and decisions made by Beth Cobert and other leaders to whom this applies. It does, however, open them up to challenges.
Three top Air Force generals told Congress that manpower issues were the greatest challenge to the organization’s readiness. While specific concerns varied between the USAF, the Reserves and the Air National Guard, each agreed that recruiting and retention is their top priority.
DoD’s $52 billion budget boost is not carte blanche; it’s going to have to prove that it’s spending that money wisely, not frittering it away on superficialities.
In this week’s Fedfeed, NOAA shares its spring 2016 outlook, NARA promotes its new app, and the Smithsonian shares the history of Shamrocks.
The U.S. Coast Guard has released the contestants for its annual Shutter Shootout photo contest, and the first round of voting has begun at its Facebook page.
The Veterans Choice Act provides VA with the opportunity to redefine what its role will be in 10 years.
Since Michael Missal took over as inspector general at the Veterans Affairs Department about a year ago, his office has turned up some improvements, some deteriorations and the odd surprise.
The government has a real estate portfolio of approximately 273,000 buildings, many of which are standing vacant. Joe Brennan, director of government investor services, and Lucy Kitchin, senior vice president at the real estate firm JLL, join Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss some important trends in federal real estate.
Two lawmakers have introduced legislation that would leverage pensions and benefits in an effort to reign in use of official time and has resulted in hours of debate and a deeper divide over the subject of unions.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association shared some of the first images obtained from one of its new satellites, including video from its lightning mapper and ultraviolet imager.
A recent GAO investigation found that at a number of VHA facilities, lack of knowledge, skill and personnel in the human resources offices is hampering the administration in achieving its medical mission.
The Thrift Savings Plan continues to show positive returns in February, with every fund posting in the black, and all but two improving over January’s numbers.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is constantly fighting an uphill battle to improve federal agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.
Departments and agencies are jumping on the video bandwagon and giving the world a look inside some of their facilities.