• Top federal manager focused on Navy retention

    James VanAntwerp is the winner of the Federal Managers Association’s Federal Manager of the year award.

  • Panel: Cyber Command progress report

    For a progress report on how the military is combating the cyber threat and a look at the near term future, officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force cyber commands joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a special Federal News Radio panel discussion.

  • Naval Academy expands cyber offerings

    The center has also established internships at the National Security Agency and the National Defense University.The goal is to build awareness among officers of what strategists consider the fifth domain of warfare.

  • Navy works on unmanned, undersea vehicles

    Capt. Duane Ashton, the program manager for unmanned systems in the Navy’s program executive office for Littoral Combat Ships. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new device and how it furthers Navy’s trend toward using more unmanned vessels.

  • With DoD budget cuts, what’s the future of the F-35?

    Winslow Wheeler is the director at the Straus Military Reform Project for the Center for Defense Information.

  • DoD almost ready to hand out $30M in clean energy grants

    The Pentagon will soon announce winners of its latest round of grant funding to try out new energy technologies at its U.S. bases. The response from industry and other government agencies has been overwhelming, officials said.

  • Monday morning federal headlines – Oct. 17

    The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

  • Navy takes lifecycle view of energy costs in acquisitions

    The Navy is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to find alternatives to fossil fuels. A parallel effort aims to engrain energy efficiency into the way the service buys the ships and planes it will own for the next few decades.

  • Navy: 25 percent of assault hotline calls improperly handled

    Navy auditors say that one in four test calls to sexual assault hotlines failed or were improperly handled, The Navy Times reports.

  • Army, Navy construction amps up as contracts awarded

    More than a dozen construction companies won spots on a multiple-award Army construction contract, worth $499 million. The also awarded an $11 million contract to restore and modernize a building in Washington, D.C.