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Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via APAdm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Coast Guard says 2022 budget is the right path to recapitalization

Appropriators wants to give the Coast Guard about $13.2 billion.

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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Civil service executive order has some supporters

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AP/Cliff Owenpaid family leave, talent pipeline

Lawmakers see paid family leave, more federal interns as viable ideas to improve talent pipeline

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Economic fellow argues for incentive raises versus blanket 1.9 percent boost

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Why agencies’ firing problems are also their hiring problems

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Secretary DeVos, lawmakers: School choice for military families could improve retention

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Tom Spoehr: Where US military faces areas of weakness

The U.S. military is still far-and-away the most powerful fighting force in the world, but it has some areas of weakness, and they’re growing weaker.

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FILE - In this March 27, 2008, file photo, an aerial view of the Pentagon. The Army is putting together a series of new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The move is an effort to grappling with an embarrassing rash of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD takes Future Army Commission ideas to heart

The Defense Department concurred with all of the Future of the Army Commission’s recommendations involving the Pentagon.

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DoD is backing McCain’s BRAC amendment, Thornberry open to BRAC

The Defense Department is trying a new tactic on its plea for base realignment and closure.

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