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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Office of Personnel Management Director, Kiran Ahuja

Agencies get details on how to better recruit, retain military spouses

A new strategic plan from OPM and OMB comes as part of an executive order to support military spouses’ employment in the federal workforce.

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Army cutting empty posts in major force structure transformation

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National Treasury Employee Union

Schedule F plans show 'far higher' impact on federal workforce than first anticipated, NTEU warns

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The 85 percent: OPM’s DeGraff aims to realign FEBs with new initiative

OPM's Kelly DeGraff shares an inside view of what's happening with Federal Executive Boards across the country, and what's in store for them in future.

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The 85 percent: FEBs burst the D.C. bubble

Federal Executive Boards, which have been in operation since 1961, each represent roughly 140 different agencies and components. In 28 different locations across the country, boards of senior leaders in government collaborate to discuss goals…

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For FEBs, getting some distance from DC is a good thing

Across the country, leaders of Federal Executive Boards (FEBs) say there are certain comforts of being a bit removed from the beltway.

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McDonough says 'tighter fiscal picture' at VA requires careful planning to continue health care hiring

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to keep hiring for its health care workforce this year, but at lower levels than last year.

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GSA’s SOC formalizing framework to distribute incident response authorities

While some incidents need to be elevated to the CISO, allowing SOC analysts to take actions during lower-level incidents can prevent them from escalating.

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For DoD financial management systems, a not-so-pretty picture

One reason the Defense Department can’t get to a clean financial audit has to do with its multiple and outdated financial management systems. The DoD does have

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Industry Exchange Cyber: How to unify your data security approach for cloud and on premise

Start with your organization’s endpoints to secure users and data, recommends Cisco’s Peter Romness in a conversation with the Federal Drive’s Tom Temin. The same approach and tools can be applied to data on premise and in commercial clouds, he explains.

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Faraway service members will have an easier way to absentee vote

The Defense Department is testing the prototype of new technology for enabling absentee voting.

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DHS' list of AI use cases found inaccurate, GAO says

The Homeland Security Department put together an inaccurate AI uses list, according to the Government Accountability Office, which found a few problems.

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Biden and party leaders implore Speaker Johnson to help Ukraine in 'intense' Oval Office meeting

Congressional leaders emerged from an “intense” Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden speaking about avoiding a partial government shutdown.

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DoD calls for more contracting flexibilities in 2025 NDAA

Pentagon officials are asking Congress to give more contracting flexibilities, address recruitment challenges in the 2025 NDAA.

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For DoD financial management systems, a not-so-pretty picture

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Army cutting empty posts in major force structure transformation

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Navy’s new council aims to mitigate foreign investment risks

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Pay & Benefits

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Are federal employees headed for another big raise next year?

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AFGE rallies for 7.4% federal employee pay raise, spending deal to avoid government shutdown  

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Technology

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For DoD financial management systems, a not-so-pretty picture

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Office of Personnel Management Director, Kiran Ahuja

Agencies get details on how to better recruit, retain military spouses

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National Treasury Employee Union

Schedule F plans show ‘far higher’ impact on federal workforce than first anticipated, NTEU warns

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