The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal for government spending gives a big boost to the Pentagon and other security-related agencies, while calling for a cut of more than $2.7 trillion in federal civilian spending over the next ten years.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it is realigning the health administration to comply with the president’s reorganization executive order.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Willkie said he is not concerned his agency will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s request that agencies trim their budgets by 5 percent in 2020.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) asked the Defense Department for information on how it will fix derelict homes on bases in his home state, this after a news report detailed serious hazards in military housing nationwide.
After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
Expeditionary warfare thinking has evolved to focus on maneuverability in the Navy, not concentrated forces.
If it were a bank, the Federal Student Aid Program would be among the biggest. With citizen experience a priority for federal agencies now, the Department of Education has made interacting with student loans a mobile experience. Chris Greene, chief customer experience officer for Federal Student Aid, shared more details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Federal civilian employees are delaying retirement until an average age of 61.8 years, continuing a three year trend recorded by the Office of Personnel Management.
The National Hurricane Center saidTropical Storm Michael is expected to gain hurricane status tonight and could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle.