Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, said the Office of Personnel Management is not made up of bad people, but that the Army could better handle civilian hiring on its own.
For military veterans, the option of blended retirement sparks a lot of questions, or at least it should. Service members have to make regular contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan.
On this EXTRA episode, Stanley McChrystal, retired US Army General and co-author of Leaders: Myth and Reality, discusses what leadership actually means, and why it isn’t just a magic power doled out by a rare great man.
Kathleen Miller has been inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration and she joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more about her civil service career.
Since April, the Army has cut more than 60 training and administrative requirements. Top official say the goal is to redirect time and resources into readiness and modernization.
As the Army maps out a new architecture for tactical networks, it’s trying to balance technical flexibility against a one-size-fits-all approach.
Federal civilian employees are delaying retirement until an average age of 61.8 years, continuing a three year trend recorded by the Office of Personnel Management.
The Army is still figuring out how to deal with soldiers who are nondeployable for a year or more.
Army says it wants industry ideas to build ‘installations of the future’ from monitoring energy usage, to family life on the base.
Only 20 percent of the Army’s cyber teams are made up of civilians. The Army is analyzing whether that’s the right ratio in an environment where every uniformed servicemember is expected to be able to deploy to combat.