With USPS on course to run out of cash by 2024, stakeholders say the status quo won’t be enough. But despite the urgency, Congress appears no closer to a compromise on postal reform.
The White House’s task force on USPS recommends reamortizing payments that would, in the long-term, save the Postal Service about $20 billion. That would also increase annual retirement contributions.
The day after getting the green light to significantly raise postal rates in 2019, the Postal Service marked its 12th straight fiscal year of net financial losses.
Some agency-inspector general relationships have drifted out of favor over the past 40 years. The IG community says it’s time to swing the pendulum back.
Officers with advanced civilian degrees are getting pushed out of the Army. But they are the very people Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants in the military. The Army’s aging personnel evaluation system may be to blame.
Undersecretary of the Army Eric Fanning has been nominated by the president to serve as Army Secretary.
Secretary John McHugh said an impending budget showdown coupled with a reduction in forces could have a serious impact on the Army’s readiness.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday that he’s appointed Eric Fanning to be the Army’s number-two civilian, at least in an acting capacity.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh notified President Barack Obama that he planned to step down no later than Nov. 1.
Cuts to service contracts are part of an Army-wide push to use soldiers and civilians for jobs that had been outsourced by necessity during wartime, officials said Wednesday.