A 20 percent cut at the top of the Pentagon is the first action after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel debriefed the Strategic Choices and Management Review, and it probably won’t be the last. One part of the DoD workforce is almost completely left out of the conversation — the contract workforce.
Theresa Cullen Acting Deputy Director Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs Interagency Program Office
Doctors at veteran hospitals are always on call, but more and more are going online, too. For the first time ever, the Department of Veterans Affairs was added to the “Most Wired” hospitals list for 2013.
The White House finally breaks its silence on whether it supports the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FI-TARA, sort of. House lawmakers attached the IT Reform bill to the 2014 Defense Authorization bill. The DoD bill passed the House in June.
Lauren Larson Coordinating Producer Federal News Radio
“Sharing is caring,” or that’s the new slogan in federal data security circles. With leaks of classified information in the headlines, more people are starting to care. Agencies are working more closely together and industry partners are bringing more to the table.
Saturday is the 60th anniversary of the signing of the treaty that ended the Korean War. The Pentagon is observing that occasion with a series of events that include representatives of South Korea, today’s military leaders and warriors from the Korean War.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.