The military can begin immediately offboarding service members who have not been deployable for the past year.
Congress mandated the military cut its senior executive service by a quarter in the 2017 defense authorization bill.
The Air Force says it expects a small number of airmen to end up getting laid off under DoD’s new policy.
The question of whether former VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired or resigned matters because of ambiguity in the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998.
New acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said he wants VA employees to consider a different kind of customer service philosophy.
Without any leadership appointed from the administration, the personnel and readiness office is unable to set any new policy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump presided over the signing of the “One Federal Decision” memorandum of understanding, in which seven of his cabinet secretaries took part.
Former VA chief information officer Scott Blackburn, just one week after announcing his immediate resignation, says the agency’s ambitious move to the same electronic health record system as the Defense Defense Department is still moving forward, despite a shakeup in leadership.
A lack of permanent leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department compounding many longstanding challenges at the agency, including a path forward for the VA Choice Program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two organizations are suing the Veterans Affairs Department over the White House’s decision to appoint Defense Undersecretary Robert Wilkie to be acting VA secretary.