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A tattoo on the back of U.S. Army Sgt. James Wilkes of Rochester, N.Y., is seen through his torn shirt after a foot patrol with 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, of the 5th Styker Brigade on May 8, 2010, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. The full tattoo reads,

The Army is adjusting its tattoo policies, in the hopes of attracting more recruits

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army has relaxed their policies on tattoos in an effort to recruit more people.

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VA’s pandemic hiring spree continues, but Congress wishes reforms could have taken place years ago

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U.S. Marines walk down a removable Trident Pier leading to an American ship docked near an Emirati military base home to a Military Operations and Urban Terrain facility in al-Hamra, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 23, 2020. U.S. Marines and Emirati forces held the biennial exercise, called Native Fury, that saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city. The drill on Monday was conducted amid tensions with Iran and despite the global new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Congressional commission calls for sweeping changes to military, public service programs

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

Thousands of federal employees to be asked about benefits this coming fall

In today’s Federal Newscast, 50,000 federal employees will get a chance to sound off about their benefits this fall in the Office of Personnel Management’s…

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Navy ramping up adoption of new pay and hiring system for cyber employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command started wide-scale implementation of the Cyber Excepted Service this month.

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Federal arbiters to cut down leave, telework days for HHS employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Services Impasses Panel sides mostly with management in a disputed between labor groups and the Health and Human Services Department.

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