Department of Defense

FILE - The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2022. The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a court order that would have forced Yeshiva University to recognize an LGBTQ group as an official campus club. The court acted Friday, Sept. 9, in a brief order signed by Justice Sonia Sotomayor that indicated the court would have more to say on the topic at some point. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Why judicial branch employees sued over a rule on political activity

The Hatch Act prohibits political activities by federal employees on the job. It only applies though to executive branch agencies. When the head of the…

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Why the Pentagon needs to bolster its network of corporate consortiums

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How to build and maintain sustainability in government contracting

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FILE - Two of the offshore wind turbines which have been constructed off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. are seen on June 29, 2020. The White House is launching a formal partnership with 12 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry. It's a key element of President Joe Biden's plan for climate change. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Biden administration’s climate science focus and what it means for the public sector

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The early bird gets the bid: How staying ahead of CMMC 2.0 helps contractors succeed

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Contractors sat up and listened to an astonishing speech from a military acquisition leader

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FILE - The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One as it flies over Washington, March 2, 2022. The U.S. military says explosions earlier this month on a base in eastern Syria that injured several U.S. service members were not, as it originally reported, caused by artillery or another form of indirect fire. Instead, it is now believed the April 7 attack was carried out by the “deliberate placement of explosive charges” by one or more individuals at an ammunition holding area and shower facility on the base, according to a statement issued Thursday by the Operation Inherent Resolve command that oversees U.S. military operations against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Pentagon looking to gauge the health of the Defense industrial base

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon wants input from industry as part of a new study on the financial health of the Defense industrial base

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U.S. Army military vehicles stand after unloading in the port in Gdansk, Poland, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. The equipment supply is a second heel-to-toe deployment of U.S. troops to the nation that is concerned for its security due to neighboring Russia's military activity. (AP Photo/Krzysztof Mystkowski)

New IG report shows why the Pentagon can sometimes have buyer’s remorse

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department wasted an estimated $5 million in a single year by buying items it already had in its inventory.

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The Pentagon may not be paying enough attention to its civilian workforce

In today’s Federal Newscast, an influential DoD advisory group says the Defense Department needs to pay a lot more management attention to its civilian workforce.

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