The very uniformed leaders the Pentagon needs to lead in difficult times are some of the leaders that are leaving the military. That school of thought is one that’s gaining credence in Washington. Gen. David Barno, senior fellow and co-director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, was the first Commander of Combined Forces Command Afghanistan.
Federal chief information officers won’t see any new government-wide initiatives when the White House issues its fiscal 2015 budget request next month. The Office of Management and Budget annual budget passback guidance focuses on ongoing programs instead. Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller has exclusive details on what OMB is telling agencies to do with technology for 2014.
Robert Goldenkoff Director of Strategic Issues Government Accountability Office
The federal government is still a good place to look for jobs, according to the Government Accountability Office. The GAO is taking a look at the overall federal employment numbers and they’re on the rise.
The Social Security Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are reshaping their work forces. Agencies across government can use early outs and buyouts to encourage you and your colleagues to leave and save them money. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s the best season of the year for these moves.
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.