New guidance is out that incorporates the latest Better Buying Power principles at the Defense Department. Undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall says building those principles into policy was the reason he updated Instruction 5000.02.
Tammy Flanagan Senior Benefits Director National Institute for Transition Planning
Ten thousand baby boomers turn 65 today, and 10,000 more reach that age every day for the next 16 years, according to Pew Research Center. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, is looking at the three legs of your retirement stool and how one leg in particular might need some strengthening.
The Air Force says the budget agreement the House voted on this week should help solve some of the service’s short-term military readiness problems. But even with a moderate reprieve from sequestration, the service is warning Congress that it’s going to have to make some politically unpopular cutbacks.
More than protesting the Homeland Security Department’s awards under the EAGLE 2 IT services contract. DHS didn’t choose many of the large vendors with household names to be part of its $22 billion contract.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC 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.