A “disclaimer of opinion” was a foregone conclusion for Pentagon’s first financial audit before it even started. Now the focus turns to what the Defense Department will do with the findings.
1st Lt. Michael Ferguson has combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, is a former Army Ranger instructor and writes regularly about national security.
The Coalition for Government Procurement highlights provisions in the Multiple Award Schedules program for federal customers that provide a readily available, streamlined process mirroring the commercial market through its thousands of contracts that provide tens-of-millions of items.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two senators asked the Transportation Security Administration for its plan if staffing shortages and call outs continue.
National Guard cyber teams are helping with police networks, elections and national missions.
In its new Maritime Accelerated Acquisition process, the Navy says coordination, senior-level involvement are keys to speed for high-priority acquisitions. But not every program will qualify.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
For going on 20 years, Congress and the public have read with a mixture of horror and fascination the reports coming out of the inspectors general, first for Iraq and then for Afghanistan reconstruction.
After years of uncertain budgets and constant war, the military services say they are near adaquate readiness levels.
Federal News Network details five of the Section 809 panel’s third and final set of recommendations that readers should pay close attention to over the next year.
The General Services Administration approves the technologies and the vendors and the White House sets the parameters for the security of federal facilities. But GAO says upgrades aren’t happening quickly enough.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is asking the Office of Personnel Management how it’s making sure federal employees furloughed due to the government shutdown are still receiving healthcare coverage.
Section 809 panel delivers 2,000 pages of proposed fixes to DoD acquisition, including a sweeping overhaul of how the Pentagon buys commercially-available goods and services.
In today’s Federal Newscast, along with bonuses, the Transportation Security Administration said it can legally pay employees who worked the first day of the shutdown.
Two weeks after the cut off, DoD now says more than 400,000 service members signed up for the blended retirement system (BRS) and 150,000 new service members were automatically enrolled in the program.