The Federal Vacancies Reform Act means Matthew Donovan, the acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, must step aside from the role while the Senate considers his nomination for the same position.
DoD wants its installations to have their own power sources.
General Dynamics Information Technology, one of the two losing bidders for the largest portion of the NGEN contract, has filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office.
The Justice Department said a linguist working for the U.S. military kept a list of secret informants hidden her mattress and has been charged with sharing the names with a romantic interest linked to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
The Army is working with the Defense Department on the possibility of slowing down the transfer of military treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency, and the consolidation of those hospitals — especially in rural areas with large military bases.
When the government vets people for security clearance, some small differences show up in how it looks at federal employees and contractors.
The Office of Personnel Management instructed agencies to ensure their employees are “telework capable,” amid growing concerns over the coronavirus. Telework-eligible Air Force employees at the Pentagon will conduct a “capacity test” Friday to ensure they’re equipped to work remotely.
The pilot programs follow a Defense Innovation Board study that found the Pentagon’s current spending restrictions routinely “doom” software development efforts.
The Pentagon promises the three most biting provisions left out of the tenant bill of rights will be eventually added.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker is no longer the White House’s choice for Defense Department Comptroller.
Service members’ travel is restricted in some places, access limitations have been placed on bases and exercises have been postponed, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Monday at the Pentagon.
The U.S. Navy wants to create a naval community college to provide associate’s degrees to tens of thousands of young sailors and Marines at no cost to them.
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Some of the firms have shown they can eliminate threats from small drones by capturing them in nets, jamming their radio control signals, or simply ramming them with another small device.