Every soldier to be sent to Afghanistan will soon be required to complete language and culture training before being allowed to deploy. Federal News Radio gets the details of how that will be done from Col. Dino Pick, Commandant of the Defense Language Institute.
DoD CIO nomination hearing postponed
Terri Takai, the nominee to be the next Defense Department chief information officer, will not have her nomination hearing as scheduled.
From “Experts debate how to cut personnel costs” by Rick Maze in the Air Force Times: “Cutting personnel and retiree health care costs is politically possible only if service members get something in return, such…
The Defense sector isn\'t getting any smaller
In our DoD Report, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says information sharing at DoD is too important to set aside even in the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal. We also take a look at the profits of various defense contractors.
Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms
See which agencies made the cut and vote for your favorite in our poll.
The suspect was returned to the United States from a base in Kuwait Thursday.
Specifically, Industry is focusing on the transition of contracted work to federal employees, and restrictions on what criteria are used in contract awards.
A Senate panel probes the government\'s continued foreign language deficiencies. The Government Accountability Office finds limited progress across several agencies. DHS and DoD are taking steps to increase the number of employees with foreign language skills.
A dozen Defense Department workers jobs are at risk, allegedly because of their bad credit ratings. AFGE Vice President, Arnold Scott, says DoD isn\'t playing fair.
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