Veterans groups are calling for an 8.3 percent increase in medical funding for the Veterans Health Administration and a 10 percent overall increase for the Department of Veterans Affairs next year. Carlos Fuentes, legislative director for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide details on ‘independent budget’ recommendations and others.
Deidre Lee, chair of the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s mission and agenda for its ongoing review of DoD acquisition. March 21, 2017
The Pentagon met the letter of the law by turning in a report to Congress on how it plans to implement one of its largest organizational changes in decades.
Given the Defense secretary’s reputation for being a no-nonsense leader, everyone in the DoD management establishment should take this directive very seriously.
President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser
The Defense Department will move nearly a quarter of a million workers to the New Beginnings system in April.
Almost exactly four years after the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments decided to go their separate ways in their projects to modernize their electronic health records, DoD’s brand new EHR is now up and running, at least at one base.
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and John Tester (D-Mont.) wrote to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro on Feb. 6 asking for an analysis of what went right and what went wrong when DoD moved to the Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Investigative Service (FIS) nearly 12 years ago.
Master Chief Jonathan Towne, the U.S Coast Guard Band drum major, prepares for his eighth presidential inauguration parade. He will be retiring after 28 years with the band.
Coast Guard Master Chief Jonathan Towne is celebrating his retirement as drum major with one more march down Pennsylvania Avenue. Towne has been marching in inaugural parades with the Coast Guard Band since 1989.
The nation’s intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more sure than ever that Russia interfered in the presidential election
With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to be patient as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to appoint at least one member for a quorum.
Jeff Neal, the former DHS chief human capital officer, shares his most widely-read column of 2016, which is sadly still timely.
Meagan Metzger, founder of Dcode42, sat down with Erwin Godoy, the Chief Innovation Strategist at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Enterprise Innovation Office, to discuss why the tech world has barely scratched the surface of its full potential with the federal government, and what can be done to bring the two sides closer together.
For the past three years, the Defense Intelligence Agency has been experimenting with a rapid technology acquisition project called “Needipedia,” in which it publishes the technology gaps it wants to fill, lets industry respond with short white papers, then buys new capabilities in as little as a month.