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Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

Senators pointed to heightening sexual assault reports, military housing issues and COVID-19 vaccination requirements as common deterrents for potential military recruits.

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Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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Ryan Zinke

Interior Department focusing on future of work, employee engagement, hiring

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Income plays a role in participants’ likeliness to change TSP contributions, FRTIB finds

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Mike Causey’s readers, listeners share their appreciation for his decades of service to feds

Since the death of our friend and colleague Mike Causey, we at Federal News Network have been overwhelmed — in the most positive sense of the word! — by an outpouring of love, support and memories about Mike from his listeners and readers throughout the years.

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Insider threat task force pivoting focus to ‘safeguarding science’

The National Insider Threat Task Force is raising awareness about phishing, social engineering and other modern tactics, while also gearing up for a new push aimed at “safeguarding science,” according to its deputy director.

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You don’t speak DoDAF? The Navy feels your pain with its new plain language design concept

The Department of Navy’s CIO’s office spent a year writing the Capstone Design Concept for Information Superiority to make architecture easier to understand and use.

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McDonough says VA needs to hire 45K nurses over next 3 years to keep up with attrition

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at a major, across-the-board hiring initiative as the agency looks to bring even more patients into its health care network.

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The ultimate outcome of the Evidence Act? Data literally for the people

As agencies push ahead on meeting the mandates of the Evidence Act, digital transformation will come not from dashboards and analytics but from enterprise catalogs and accessible data repositories. Tyler Tech’s Michael Donofrio explains why.

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Manchin ends pipeline push, easing path for spending bill

Sen. Joe Manchin has abandoned his push to speed up the permitting process for energy projects

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Federal bank regulations needs a bit of tightening up

The pandemic changed federal banking regulations. Mainly because auditors could not go to banks in person to check the books and the procedures. Regulators figured out a way to do remote bank supervision, but they all did not update their risk profiles, according to the Government Accountability Office. To find out more about what GAO uncovered, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Michael Clements, GAO’s director of financial markets and community investment.

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5G and how it's changing the way they think at the VA

5G, the latest wireless communication technology, has started to change how agencies think about networks, both from a physical infrastructure standpoint and for how it can enhance service to employees and constituents.

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At the Health Resources and Services Administration, all system are go when it comes to telehealth

Whether it was used during the height of the pandemic, or if it is used now because of its convenience, telehealth has become a mainstay in the healthcare field. The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is trying to spread the word about its resources available to help people understand telehealth and the implications of using it. For more, Eric White from the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with the Director for the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth at HRSA, Heather Dimeris.

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Defense News

Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

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Jonathan Toebbe, Diana Toebbe

Maryland couple plead guilty in submarine secrets sale case

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Pay & Benefits

Income plays a role in participants’ likeliness to change TSP contributions, FRTIB finds

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Air Force meets 2022 recruiting goal, but faces myriad short and long-term challenges

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Vibin Roy

Will telehealth — which exploded during the pandemic — continue to boom?

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Technology

Colleen Shogan

Veteran records bill advances in Senate, but panel deadlocks on NARA nominee

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How the Technology Modernization Fund can deliver value once the pandemic dollars run out

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Workforce

Ryan Zinke

Interior Department focusing on future of work, employee engagement, hiring

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Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

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