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Could the $35 billion contract\'s fate be pushed back again?
Five days after proposing controversial cuts in Pentagon spending, much of official Washington still is reeling. Defense Secretary Gates called for $100 billion in spending reductions over the next five years. Some of the proposals to achieve those savings are finding mixed reaction among officials on Capitol Hill and in industry.
CIO\'s office detailed experts to assess the problems, and formulate a plan to improve how Arlington National Cemetery manages and tracks veterans\' records. Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the first thing is to ensure the data is correct. He says the end result could include an online capability to find out where loved ones are buried.
On Wednesday, Colonel Fehrenbach\'s lawyers filed papers in Idaho federal court requesting a temporary order blocking his discharge.
Seeking to enable a single, lifetime electronic health record, the Veterans Affairs Department adopted a 10-digit identifier to be used from enlistment to death. VA\'s CIO, Roger Baker, talks with WFED\'s Scott Carr.
Northern Virginia information-technology companies will help Arlington National Cemetery sort out bungled burial records, nudging it from index cards to computers. Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council gives us the details
Prudential challenged on payment of benefits, VA to track vets from enlistment to grave
We get analysis from Lawrence Korb, former assistant secretary of defense.
The Veterans Affairs Department will test its new paperless claims processing system starting in November.
SECDEF Gates announced Monday his plan to move $100 billion in spending from back-office functions to war fighter needs.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is recommending the elimination of the U.S. Joint Forces Command. That command is one of DoD\'s ten combatant commands and recently believed to play a key role in transforming the U.S. military\'s capabilities. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., the command oversees a force of more than 1.16 million men and women. The command is comprised of active and reserve personnel from each branch of the armed forces, civil servants and contract employees. The commander oversees the command\'s four major mission areas: Joint Concept Development and Experimentation, Joint Training, Joint Capabilities Development, and Joint Force Provider.
Virginia officials reacted with bipartisan dismay on Monday.
Movement Projection is a map-routing app for road navigation that allows Soldiers to input obstacles and threats -- in addition to stops, start and end points -- and calculates the best and fastest route. App writer and winner in Apps for Army, Luke Catania, tells us about it.
Agencies are accountable for how they\'re run - including improper payments. We learn about how Defense is tackling the issue from Mark Easton, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at DoD