The Air Force said last week that it has about 1,000 civilian “overages” across all of its major commands, and needs to use reduction in force (RIF) authorities to eliminate those positions.
We like to call attention to significant departures or additions to government service in this space. There were several of them over the past week
Here are the 10 DoD Reporter’s Notebook postings which garnered the most interest among our readers during 2015.
The Navy plans a formal announcement regarding the creation of a rapid acquisition office within the next several months. Each of the military services would like Congress to allow more flexibility so that weapons system funding can be spent on protoypes.
The Army and GSA say most families who’ve been waiting months for promised childcare subsidies have been compensated. But several other aspects of the Army’s Fee Assistance Program will take months more to correct.
The Army has issued a request for information, asking cloud vendors to describe their capabilities in more than 30 separate areas that could help it move its applications from government data centers to modern commercial hosting environments.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he plans to begin divesting the Joint Staff of some of its current responsibilities after the start of the new year.
On this week’s edition of On DoD, we get acquainted with Navy Cybersecurity. The new organization will have a permanent home within the office of the chief of Naval operations and will carry on the work of…
Navy identified dozens of systems due to transition to new consolidated data centers, but are still at risk for failing to comply with DoD cyber regulations
Military undersecretaries have limited time to work as their branches’ chief management officers before the next administration takes charge.
The Air Force’s personnel experts team up with cyber pros to fix downtime on the service’s HR systems, which have serious domino effects each time there’s an outage.
The Government Accountability Office has sent all agency heads a rank-ordered list of unaddressed issues it feels must be addressed before the next president takes office, fearing many of them will be lost in the weeds of the transition process
Based on the work of two study groups, the Pentagon is likely to ask Congress to revise two key statutes underlying its personnel management system for military officers: the Goldwater-Nichols Act and the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act.
A newly disclosed report makes clear that security managers at the Washington Navy Yard had tried to point out at least some security deficiencies.