FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice, including in recruiting, retention and professional development across the force. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon moves quickly to redistribute duties of now-abolished chief management officer

Congress gave DoD a year to decide how to reallocate the chief management officer’s responsibilities. The outgoing administration handled most of the work…

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Senate Defense bill would eliminate DoD’s chief management officer

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Defense Secretary James Mattis

It’s uncertain who will be on the DoD chopping block with new government reforms

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Ash Carter

Think tank lays out set of reforms for next Defense secretary

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Pentagon staff size takes more flack from experts

Former Pentagon officials told lawmakers that the Defense Department’s oversized workforce is not only hurting the budget, but also policy decisions.

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Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro: Is DoD doing less with more?

Defense Department spending rises every year, even after sequestration. But the fighting force is shrinking. In effect, DoD is doing less with more. Retired…

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Defense experts school Congress on waste

The Defense Department is spending more money and getting less out of it, defense analysts told Congress.

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