Defense Department

Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany A. Chase, DOD

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

The Office of Management and Budget is naming Karin Orvis as its chief statistician, a position that hasn’t had a permanent leader in more than two years.

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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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A defense acquisition professor’s advice on DoD innovation

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The pandemic has hit one federal group harder than most, children of military service members

It was already difficult being the child of an active duty military member. Long periods of separation, frequent moves, or a parent injury or loss. The…

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DoD top brass worried about supply chain amidst heavy spending, fewer prime contracts

The Department of Defense has been steadily spending more and more dollars with fewer and fewer prime contractors, which has top brass and some members…

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Lawmakers want to put defense funds President Trump used for a border wall back

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration used Defense Department funds to build parts of a border wall. Now Congress wants that money back where it originally put it.

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