Defense Department

Kathleen Hicks

DoD plans to hire 2,000 personnel for ‘first of its kind’ workforce tackling wellness issues

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks says DoD is building up a “first of its kind” prevention workforce that will address a range of “stress and…

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Federal contractors are already thinking about December 16, when the continuing resolution expires

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Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany A. Chase, DOD

OMB names DoD’s suicide prevention director as chief statistician to lead data goals

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VA looking into ‘root cause’ of EHR outage that also hit DoD, Coast Guard

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DoD CDO sees leadership shakeup as agency ‘doubling down’ on data goals

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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An update on key DoD and VA procurement programs

Shelby Oakley, a director in the Government Accountability Office’s Contracting and National Security Acquisitions team, joins host Roger Waldron on this…

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A defense acquisition professor’s advice on DoD innovation

David Riel, winner of the Maj. Gen. Harry Greene Awards for Acquisition Writing, speaks about incentives the Department of Defense should use to attract…

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GAO: Cost of cleaning up PFAS chemicals is only going to increase

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office estimates how much it’s going to cost for the Defense Department to continue investigating and cleaning up the so called “forever chemicals.”

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