Only eight weeks into the job, David Shulkin is rethinking health care goals within the Veterans Affairs Department
HUD’s Inspector General says the department’s attempt to move its finances to a shared service is moving too fast.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Air Force will invest further in space, cyber and nuclear deterrence in President Barack Obama’s 2017 budget request. The announcement comes as the clock continues ticking for Congress to avoid sequestration in the 2016 budget, and even a possible shutdown by the end of the month. The Defense Department’s intentions to amp up investments in 2017 signals an unwillingness to back down on its priorities in the face of budget uncertainty. Federal News Radio reporter Scott Maucione says Carter’s announcement is based in an initiative his predecessor started.
Gen. Herbert Carlisle says his troops are burnt out and his resources can barely cover the global demand. Carlisle becomes the third senior DoD official this week to highlight the need for Congress to pass a budget and not allow cuts from sequestration to return.
In a recent memo Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall gives milestone decision authority of some programs to the military service secretaries.
The Defense Department is attempting to empower its female employees and service members by officially supporting Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit group Lean In.
OSC sends a letter directly to the President outlining mismanagement within VA and targeting of whistleblowers for disciplinary action.
National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told lawmakers that NSA needs to be restructured to deal with an ever-changing threat landscape.
The Air Force told Congress in a new report that the Distributed Common Ground/Surface System Analysis and Reporting Team (DART) still is doing its assigned job, despite lawmaker concerns.
The Defense Authorization Act will expand milestone decision authority for military service chiefs, it just has to get past President Obama first.