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POTUS pick to lead OPM accused of ‘lacking commitment to federal merit system’

President Trump’s pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management is accused of ‘lacking commitment to federal merit system,” one of D.C.’s industry experts…

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Associated PressFILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018 file photo, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. William Moran describes the function of the USS Thomas Hudner prior to its commissioning ceremony  in Boston.  Moran, the Navy admiral set to become his service's top officer on Aug. 1, 2019, says he will instead retire. The extraordinary downfall of Moran was prompted by what Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Sunday, July 7 called poor judgment. Spencer faulted Moran for having a professional relationship with a person who had been disciplined for what Spencer called

Admiral picked to lead Navy is retiring; bad judgment cited

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(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts/Released)

DoD 2020 budget puts heavy emphasis on development of emerging technologies

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John Richardson

Navy’s weakness lies in delivering innovative products fast, CNO says

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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court martialed.  (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy photo via AP, File)

Navy says it’s closed training, certification gaps in accident-prone 7th Fleet

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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. Adm. William Moran, the vice chief of naval operations, told a congressional oversight panel Sept. 7, that the hectic pace of military operations and a constrained military budget don’t excuse two warship accidents in the Pacific region that killed 17 American sailors and led the sea-going service to order a broad investigation into its performance and readiness.(Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Navy promises sailors more predictable sleep schedules, duty assignments in 2018

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Damage to the portside is visible as the Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. The USS John S. McCain was docked at Singapore's naval base with

No easy answers for what’s wrong with the Navy

In 2000, 4 percent of Navy ship deployments lasted longer than six months. Now they all do.

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Scott Swift

What’s really wrong with the Navy?

The second ramming of a Navy ship this summer brings the total loss of life to 17 sailors.

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CNO warns about ‘changing character’ of military competition

New competitors and the rapid advance of technology have changed the character of military competition, and the US military has to change with it.

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