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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Federal union has some ideas on how to address Pentagon workforce shortages

In today’s Federal Newscast, the largest federal employee union has some ideas of how to address the Defense Department’s skill gaps.

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. The numbers suggest that social isolation, gun ownership and limited health care access may be factors behind the higher numbers. The Department of Veterans Affairs released data Sept. 15, on suicide by state. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA needs to staff up suicide prevention teams for greater effectiveness, GAO says

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Knowing when to dig, when to draw the line in federal data investigations

Data is a blessing and a curse, but some entities are using it successfully, and changing their approach.

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Were you hazed while serving in the military? GAO may want to hear from you

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office is looking for service members who were victims of hazing while they served.

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FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo a National Park Service worker picks up trash along the drained Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool as the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol are seen in the distance in Washington, at sunrise. Nearly 3,000 federal workers have filed compensation claims for having contracted COVID-19 on the job, a number that is expected to double by early next month, according to a Department of Labor review. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

How can the National Labor Relations Board retain staff, morale?

Like a hot air balloon with a pinhole, the National Labor Relations Board has been steadily losing people and the morale of those remaining.

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