State Dept faces subpoena for confidential records. Diplomats fear chilling effect

House Republicans investigating the rapid U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan are demanding access to confidential messages from career diplomats to State…

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Army training looks to a virtual future

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Federal executive: Why move on when today’s work is so great?

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The US might be out of Afghanistan, but an Army contract dispute rolls on and on

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State Department team gets Sammies nod for efforts to resettle Afghan refugees

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Sloppy expense-accounts leave former government scientist owing thousands of dollars

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VHA center looks to help veterans transition, prevent suicide amid Afghanistan exit

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2013, file photo Afghan police arrive to secure the area after a car bomb detonated outside an ISAF civilian personnel compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. Police said the assault started at dusk when a car exploded near the gate of a compound, housing contractors from various countries, European diplomatic personnel and United Nations employees. Military contractors got up to half of the $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since 9/11, a study by Brown University’s Costs of War project and the Center for International Policy said Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. The U.S. saw about 7,000 military members die in all post-9/11 conflicts, but nearly 8,000 contractors, another Costs of War study estimates. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

DoD takes steps to protect contractor identities in Afghanistan

A memo from the Defense Department late last week seemed to point to continuing contractor work in Afghanistan. But it instructs contractors to do something…

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2021, file photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Marines and Norweigian coalition forces assist with security at an Evacuation Control Checkpoint ensuring evacuees are processed safely during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Victor Mancilla/U.S. Marine Corps via AP, File)

US troops may have left Afghanistan, but federal contracting goes on

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contracting continues in Afghanistan, and the Pentagon takes steps to ensure security of those performing it.

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Now is the time for federal contractors to prepare for a continuing resolution

Executive Vice President for Policy at the Professional Services Council, Stephanie Kostro, spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some advice.

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