TRANSCOM says the apparent need for corrective action was triggered by an honest mistake in the government’s System for Award Management. But the command’s position is difficult to reconcile with other publicly-available evidence.
Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.
The National Defense Authorization Act is the most visible thing on which Congress is making progress. But it’s not the only thing.
The Senate’s version of the 2021 NDAA would eliminate DoD’s third-highest ranking position, one that’s only existed for the last two years.
Amendments and political concerns are likely to hold up budgetary talks for next year. Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the latest.
The department created the data management position within the office of the Chief Management Officer in 2018. But as part of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress moved the CDO job to the CIO’s office.
The escalating dispute between the U.S. and China over Chinese telecom giant Huawei has contractors wondering about telecom policy generally.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs officials tell Congress they’re in the process of securing enough materials to test agency employees.
In 2017, Congress ordered the Pentagon to restructure its medical treatment facilities. A mandated GAO review finds DoD relied on incomplete data.
The Pentagon says it’s not resisting oversight but also did not say when officials will appear on the Hill.