Intelligence agencies are hiring contractors where government workers were once the norm. This employee deficit is a sign of a larger trend that government and the Defense Department are unable to attract top talent to their agencies over private industry.
The Pentagon’s acting inspector general blames chronic underfunding for extensive delays in its investigations into whistleblower reprisal claims, which averaged about 300 days in 2015.
The Defense Department will delay the rollout of its forthcoming $4.6 billion electronic health record because of newly-discovered technical problems, officials said Thursday.
The General Services Administration held a reverse auction to set up contracts for five agencies to buy more than 45,000 laptops, desktops as part of a centralized procurement.
Members of the National Guard, Coast Guard and Air Force pitch in to help Louisiana residents dealing with massive flood.
The Defense Department is changing its policy on collection and retention of privacy-related data about U.S. citizens. That means changes for the way the intelligence community does business.
The rapid acquisition office the Pentagon set up a decade ago to fight against improvised explosives spent at least $112 million to deliver the military services several programs that were never proven to work, the Defense Department’s inspector general said Tuesday.
Intelligence analysts say a new Defense Department data gathering policy helps civil liberties and intelligence work.
Alexander Hamilton founded the Coast Guard in 1790. 226 years later, members of the service celebrated by sailing into New York harbor with cast members from a play about his life on the Eagle, the only commissioned sailing ship in the Coast Guard.
The Defense Department is tightening up its standards for using data on U.S. citizens.
The Defense Department inspector general’s office substantiated a whistleblower reprisal claim, making it the first time the IG had ever done so in a sexual assault case.
Early adopters hail the potential of Internet of Things, but no one is willing to commit until some very serious challenges are overcome and certain policies are put in place governmentwide.
A new VA center seeks emerging therapies to enhance veterans’ physical and mental well-being.
The Defense Department settled on two firms to manage the latest generation of its TRICARE health insurance system Thursday, picking Health Net Federal Services and Humana Military for contracts worth up to $18 billion and $41 billion, respectively, over nearly six years.
The Defense Department is sending out review teams in September to evaluate selected data centers.