House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry won’t give details on what reforms he will propose, but says he thinks DoD might get more money than expected in 2017 defense appropriations.
Women are now eligible to hold any position in the military. But that doesn’t mean everything is equal. Military women have been hosting so-called Lean In circles to discuss solutions to problems women face in the military and DoD workplace. Army Maj. Gen. Patricia Frost worked with Facebook executive and Lean In creator Sheryl Sandberg to bring more Lean In techniques to the military. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with Frost about her work on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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Fifteen organizations, both liberal and conservative, called on the White House to use a scalpel rather than a meat ax to cut DoD civilian employees.
The Defense Department won’t have any problems spending money if Congress can pass a budget next week.
The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is still awarding contracts despite months of uncertainty.
Facilities that house combat units are in bad condition and the funds are not there to fix them.
President Donald Trump is on a mission to rebuild the U.S. military. But naturally some ask if that’s where the U.S. really needs to spend its money? There may be threats abroad, but there are plenty at home too. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione talks with Catherine Lutz, international studies and anthropology professor at Brown University, about the impacts of the increasing military spending on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Defense Department is starting its preliminary work to cut its acquisition office in half, including assigning distinct responsibilities to each new office.
Gen. Paul Selva all but told Americans to vote out their member of Congress because of the failure to pass a budget.
DoD and Congress have been working on trimming the civilian workforce for years. Will the new OMB memo do anything different?
The National Security Agency is holding its 17th annual Cyber Defensive Exercise to help young cyber warriors hone their skills.
The Army cast off nearly 700 soldiers in the second half of 2016.
Trump’s policies might save some money in DoD by reducing waste, fraud and abuse, but some changes, like the hiring freeze, might do more damage than good to the Pentagon.
The Air Force is meeting with airline companies May 18th, but the service isn’t expecting to solve the pilot shortage quickly.