DoD still haunted by $125 billion efficiency report

A Defense Business Board report remains a thorn in DoD’s side, even as the agency stands to get an additional $54 billion in spending for fiscal 2018.

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Carter rolls out plan to close geographic gaps in military recruiting

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Carter: Eighth consecutive year of continuing resolutions is ‘deplorable,’ creates strategic risk

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Carter rebukes House plan to add funds, troops to Defense budget

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U.S. Cyber Command poised for a promotion in DoD’s organizational chart

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DoD bids to make military life more ‘family-friendly’

The second round of DoD’s Force of the Future initiative focuses on military families. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the reforms would improve the…

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Carter says no exceptions: All military positions will open to women

The decision opens up 214,000 military billets to female service members, and also makes them subject to involuntary assignment to previously-closed combat…

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Carter starts overhaul of Defense personnel system with low-hanging fruit

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces the first broad strokes in his Force of the Future initiative, but avoids controversial topics such as military promotion and civilian personnel management.

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