• NAVSEA keeps work on ships, fleet moving amid social distancing

    Mike Sydla, the division director for Information Management Resources Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations at Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters, said keeping everything moving has meant embracing a new mindset but also keeping some workers in shipyards to continue fleet work.

  • Navy: money, workforce growth alone won’t fix ship maintenance problems

    The Navy’s 2018 budget request includes a billion more dollars and a thousand new employees to help the service dig out of an ongoing ship maintenance backlog. Trouble is, the Navy’s current training regimen for new depot maintenance workers takes about five years before they’re ready to work, and officials say they need to find ways to speed that process up.

  • Agencies team up to increase police protection

    In today’s Federal Newscast, three federal agencies launch a new network to quickly relay information about individuals considered a threat to police officers.