In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
Federal civilian employees are delaying retirement until an average age of 61.8 years, continuing a three year trend recorded by the Office of Personnel Management.
A day after releasing one half of the final NGEN RFP, the Navy releases a draft version of the other, saying it’s made several changes.
More than 3,800 civilian federal employees, and more than 9,700 military personnel are currently deployed to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
NGEN program officials are meeting with Defense acquisition bosses this week, anticipating approvals for a final solicitation on July 31.
The Navy awards a $100 million contract to operate the government’s latest consortium of companies aiming to get in on the military’s increasing reliance on other transaction agreements.
Amid “battle for talent” in the military’s maintenance facilities, officials press for a relaxation of restrictions on hiring civilians
The Fincantieri Frigate is one of five semi-finalists in the US Navy’s FFG(X) (Guided-Missile Fast Frigate) competition.
The Navy wants to bring more small businesses into the fold to help foster research and innovation. The Small Business Innovation Research program assists businesses by streamlining the process to develop, test and implement technologies for use by warfighters. Robert Smith, director of SBIR, discussed this on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the 2018 Sea Air Space Expo in National Harbor, Maryland.
The service argues that in too many cases, the decision to pursue advanced educational degrees carries seriously negative career implications.