The Army is working with the Defense Department on the possibility of slowing down the transfer of military treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency, and the consolidation of those hospitals — especially in rural areas with large military bases.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they’ll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That’s challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don’t.
The Army wants to put the breaks on transferring its health facilities to the DoD, a Federal News Network exclusive story.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office found federal employees are contributing and saving more for retirement, due to two Thrift Savings Plan policy changes.
The military services are getting fed up with housing contractors that are not cleaning up issues with service members’ homes.
A new talent management system is among the biggest changes since Army went volunteer.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Offices says one-third of the Veterans Affairs workforce is eligible to retire by 2022, and the agency has no succession plan in place.
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 Federal Employee Benefits survey.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) says the USDA relocation is delaying implementation of the Farm Bill.
The Army cut $25 billion in old weapons over the next five years to reinvest into modernization, but Congress is miffed that its ability to weigh in on programs is limited.