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  • The changing face of war is changing the way war fighters are educated to prepare for war. The House Armed Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing called Another Crossroads? Professional Military Education Twenty…

    May 26, 2009
  • Allegations of contracting misconduct, a former agency head pleads the Fifth, and the possibility of another bailout. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is under the microscope in the Senate Aging Committee. Last week the committee…

    May 26, 2009
  • The IRS continues to work to stamp out the use of offshore accounts to commit tax fraud. The problem has been around for years, but one man’s efforts — along with his team — have…

    May 26, 2009
  • Dr. Reginald Wells Deputy Commissioner for Human Resources May 27, 2009

    May 26, 2009
  • Steven L. Katz President Lion Taming, LLC May 25th and 27th

    May 26, 2009
  • I am happy to announce the next selection for the Federal News Radio Book Club selection — the book is Fired Up or Burned Out: How to reignite your team’s passion, creativity, and productivity by…

    May 22, 2009
  • We\'re learning more about the plot to blow up a synagogue in New York and shoot down military planes in the same area. The men allegedly began their plot in 2008 and were discovered by authorities when they recruited an undercover informant operating out of a mosque into their group. The informant allowed law enforcement agencies to monitor the group\'s activities, and gave the men inert plastic explosives and an inoperable FIM-92 \"Stinger\" missile two weeks ago.

    May 22, 2009
  • Significant milestones for the Obama transparency initiative. And a lot of good stuff out there to read about it. The DorobekInsider “reader” series try to pull the best of those links together in one place.…

    May 22, 2009
  • New site, Data.gov, to grow to about 240,000 datasets over the next month. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says the public should direct what information is made available.

    May 22, 2009
  • A new law allows people to carry rifles, handguns and assault weapons into National Parks, as along as it is consistent with state laws. Lawmakers who backed the bill say it defends the Second Amendment.…

    May 21, 2009
  • Very quickly, federal CIO Vivek Kundra has managed to get Data.gov up — it launched today. I have just started looking at it, but… here is what they say about it themselves… Welcome to Data.gov…

    May 21, 2009
  • The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy today posted what amounts to phase two of the Obama administration’s transparency initiative — essentially asking you for your ideas. The White House is creating a…

    May 21, 2009
  • The American Council on Technology and the Industry Advisory Council celebrated 30- and 20-years, respectively, tonight. Held at the atrium of the Ronald Regan building, some 500 people gathered to celebrate the concept that started…

    May 21, 2009
  • The long awaited Best Places to Work list is out. The Partnership for Public Service compiled the rankings from the Office of Personnel Management’s personnel survey. The list evaluates how well employees are satisfied with…

    May 20, 2009