The Pentagon is facing political and economic pressures to restrain its budget, while responding to challenges about the size and cost of the armed services. Jim McAleese, defense analyst and principal at McAleese & Associates takes a look at the process so far.
US sending big helicopters to help flood relief, Pentagon says Rolling Stone writer denied embed
OMB is using the same data analysis tools to monitor stimulus spending at CMS to reduce their improper payments. Other agencies also are taking advantage of the lessons learned from the creation and operation of the board. Recovery.gov also will receive new features this fall to let citizens track individual projects on their own websites.
Federal agencies move operations, and people, all the time. Sometimes the reasons are noble: to save taxpayer money, improve operations and for national security. Sometimes they are part of empire-building or please-a-politician reason. Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey\'s column today.
In 2005, the BRAC recommended the Missile Defense Agency move most of its operations out to Redstone Arsenal in northern Alabama.
Learn more in today\'s DoD Report.
Sgt. Mark Todd tells the DorobekInsider that he was \"just doing his job\".
Can a thousand people working together design a product better than one person, or a small group of people, could?
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.