By August, the postal task force the White House stood up in April is expected to send its recommendations to President Donald Trump.
The mail gets delivered, but at large annual financial losses. Drastics reforms are needed to define a new role for a digital age postal system.
The problem is, the Postal Service is limited by law where it can invest employees’ retirement funds.
A group of defense organizations are crying foul over a new rule that cracks down on how companies can portray research funds given to them by the the Pentagon.
DoD is tightening the reins on the research money it gives out to companies. The Pentagon is receiving some backlash for it.
Although recent conflicts haven’t required the Marines Corps’ storied amphibious capability. It remains an important asset. Dan Goure, vice president of the Lexington Institute, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss whether the Navy is buying enough amphibious ships to fully support the Marine Corps.
The Navy is incorporating virtual environments and distance learning so sailors can get training they need and not spend long periods away from their duty stations. It’s all part of the long term effort known as Sailor 2025.
Despite calls that Carter’s Defense reforms aren’t exactly daring, experts said they are a move in the right direction.
Defense analysts think the National Commission on the Future of the Army could have been bolder in its recommendations.
The Defense Department needs a 21st century security network that can handle a growing number of sophisticated threats. The Pentagon has already put a lot of work and resources into the Host-Based Security System. It’s part of DoD’s first coordinated departmentwide security system. Dan Goure is vice president of the Lexington Institute. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose about a six-step strategy the Pentagon should pursue to build off the system it already has.