John Roth

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)Nineteen C-130J aircraft take part in an elephant walk before takeoff during an exercise Mar. 15, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Numerous C-130J units from around the Air Force participated in a training event to enhance operational effectiveness and joint interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)

Air Force faces first test from Congress in divesting from legacy systems

The Air Force wants to save $1.4 billion by getting rid of obsolete weapons.

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AP/Susan WalshDHS

With bipartisan concern over DHS leadership changes, overseers urge Congress to focus on long game

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Michael Horowitz

IG community looks to put ‘teeth behind the bark’ with subpoena power

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Homeland Security Department Inspector General John Roth prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee's oversight hearing to examine the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) challenges.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

New DHS OIG units provide greater focus on specific risks

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Secret Service agents stands on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 20, 2016, after the White House was placed on security alert after shooting on street outside. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Secret Service facing an uphill battle to improve employee morale and lower attrition

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Eric Fanning, Army Secretary/APEric Fanning

Fanning: No political path in Congress for military buildup

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Amid $52 billion plus-up, DoD looks to trim spending on service contracts, health care

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defense budget

Readiness trumps buildup in new defense budget

The Defense Department is requesting $575 billion in its base budget, a $52 billion increase from last year to help increase readiness.

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Variety of management issues on DHS’ plate for 2017

The Homeland Security Department is making steps toward a “Unity of Effort” but first leadership must address a wide range of management concerns like…

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Inspectors general fear hiring freeze, talk transition miscommunications

Members of the inspectors general community say they are worried about the federal hiring freeze and what it could mean for OIGs efforts to combat waste, fraud and abuse.

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