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/MC2 Courtney Strahan210609-N-TB080-1001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 9, 2021) A rolling airframe missile launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during Tailored ShipÕs Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP). Harry S. Truman, with embarked Carrier Air Wing 1, is underway conducting TSTA and FEP to assess their ability to conduct combat missions, support functions and survive complex casualty control situations in preparation for full integration into a carrier strike group.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Courtney Strahan)

Navy considers how to repair multiple battle-damaged ships simultaneously

More than 75 years have passed since the Navy has had to repair several battle-damaged ships all at once. Now naval planners are wondering whether this…

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(National Archives and Records Administration photo)National Archives and Records Administration - National Personnel Records Center

Pandemic-induced backlog sparks new efforts to digitize military records at NARA

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Bob Tobias, professor at the Key Executive Leadership program of American University

Returning to the office, it’s about a lot more than the office or the building

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(DoD photo)firefighter, PFAS

Cleaning up hazardous chemicals, unexploded munitions from military bases not likely to wrap up soon

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Getty Images/Federal News Networkelectronic health record, EHR, veterans affairs, VA

IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

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(Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon is aerial refueled by a KC-135 “Stratotanker” over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 as part of an escort mission in support of the B-52 “Stratofortress” deployment. The United States flew strategic bombers over the Persian Gulf on Wednesday for the second time this month, a show of force meant to deter Iran from attacking American or allied targets in the Middle East. (Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Air Force will turn its tankers into flying hotspots in first deployment of ABMS

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ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2020 AND THEREAFTER -  Personal protective masks are displayed on a pallet of protective gloves in the warehouse at the Body Armor Outlet store, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Salem, N.H. An Associated Press analysis shows states spent more than $7 billion this spring buying personal protective equipment like masks, gloves and gowns as well as vital medical devices like ventilators. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Returning to the office: A make-or-break moment for feds nearing retirement?

Agencies are lifting mask requirements, and some in Congress are calling for federal employees to return to their offices soon. How agencies handle it…

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(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2021 file photo, Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  Hice, a Tea Party favorite and Trump acolyte, is the first major challenger to Brad Raffensperger since the secretary of state incensed the president by certifying President Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia and disputing Trump’s false allegations of fraud.(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Updated: Time for federal employees to return to the office, congressman says

Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), ranking member of the government operations subcommittee, is calling on OPM to facilitate return-to-work plans for the federal…

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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Contractors design strategies for dealing with the latest executive order on cybersecurity

 Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. That executive order on cybersecurity from the White House last week – where do you even…

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