An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the NROL-79 mission is launched at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite dubbed NROL-79 is described only as a national security payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. (Matt Hartman via AP)

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Basehas been renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base

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This federal executive spends her days looking after the welfare of four presidents

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New Senate sergeant at arms describes long-term security issues following Jan. 6

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VA health facilities, still operating in pandemic mode, get a checkup from the inspector general

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More than 80% of military installations have eased COVID restrictions

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026, three years earlier than previously forecast. The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034, no change from the projection last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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GSA details plans to help re-energize ‘green government’

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, the FBI seal is seen before a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington. The U.S. government on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, said a devastating hack of federal agencies is “likely Russian in origin” and said the operation appeared to be an “intelligence gathering” effort. The assessment was disclosed in a rare public statement from the FBI and other investigative agencies. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

FBI expanding footprint in Huntsville as part of multi-year realignment strategy

The FBI is building several new facilities at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, which will eventually accommodate at least 3,400 employees.

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How the State Department uses artists and artwork as part of its worldwide diplomatic effort

The State Department sometimes uses art and artists to spread diplomacy and U.S. culture overseas.

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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Traffic moves over the George Washington Bridge as seen from Fort Lee, N.J., Tuesday, April 6, 2021. President Joe Biden is setting about convincing America it needs his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, deputizing a five-member

Infrastructure is ready for America, but is America ready for infrastructure?

Recently the American Society of Civil Engineers confirmed that the nation’s infrastructure could stand some rebuilding. For more, Federal Drive turned to civil engineer and former ASCE president, Greg DiLoreto.

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