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Radio Interviews

Jon Etherton

Etherton and Associates

The data revolution may spread to the acquisition world.

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Tammy Flanagan

National Institute of Transition Planning

The most important decision you'll make on retirement.

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John Mahoney

Federal Employment Attorney

How VA officials charged with malfeasance were allowed to simply retire.

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Mike Papay & Frank Cilluffo

Northrop Grumman and GW University

Bringing cybersecurity to battlefield protection systems.

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Melissa Starinsky

VA

Realizing the future of acquisition training at the VA Acquisition Academy.

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Bennie Adkins

Medal of Honor Recipient

A Vietnam veteran receives the medal of honor nearly 50 years later.

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Kathleen Cowles

Deep Water Point

A new worldview for federal IT will save you money.

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Charlie Sowell

Salient Federal Solutions

Why employee monitoring has been held up for than a year.

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Andrew Hunter

Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell

Tough leadership and flexible financing are essential to contingency procurement.

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Stephen King

Computer-Electronic Accommodations Program

The Computer-Electronic Accommodations Program celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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Kelvin Wood

Treasury Acquisition Institute

Treasury's Acquisition Institute must retool to meet the ever-growing demands.

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Jeff Neal

ICF International

The problem with federal hiring isn't category ratings -- it's actually knowing your candidates.

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Features

  • Few activities have vexed the federal government more over the years than procurement. Is reform needed?
  • Emily Kopp interviews Army leaders at the annual AUSA Expo. View photos and listen to the interviews.
  • Moving, important and, sometimes, amusing things happen in the federal community each day. Take a look!
  • The Feds Feed Families campaign collected 14.8 million pounds of food in 2014. View photos from a recent event.
  • Listen to Tom Temin's latest on-air interviews with federal executives and contractors.
  • In Depth with Francis Rose features interviews on the top federal news of the day.
  • The Office of Personnel Management answered questions about phased retirement, morale, pay, and more.
  • VA's IG details a story of fraud and abuse that's right out of the movies.
  • The White House is giving DHS the authority to conduct proactive scans of certain civilian agency networks.
  • All the answers you need on phased retirement and how to take advantage of it.
  • In the inaugural edition of our new feature, Federal Voices, diplomats' share stories of crisis and survival.
  • A former recruiter for the West Virginia National Guard pleaded guilty to stealing government funds.
  • Martha Rubenstein at the National Science Foundation discusses the results of our exclusive CFO survey.
  • View photos of five unique Air Force aircraft you've probably never heard of.
  • The Broadcasting Board of Governors aims for a morale boost with an office facelift. View photos of the workspace.
  • Meet 33 feds who changed lives and saved billions of dollars in 2013. View photos and learn about the finalists.
  • The National Museum of American History is getting a $158.4 million facelift to its west wing.
  • Senior Correspondent Mike Causey and his readers look back at where they were on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Federal Drive with Tom Temin broadcasts live from the 2013 Air Force Association Conference.
  • Sign up today for our new Inside the Reporter's Notebook email alert for the latest IT, acquisition and DoD buzz.
  • Department of Energy employees enjoy music, games and food at a Feds Feed Families event.
  • Four unique stories about the feds whose work has saved significant amounts of money for the government.
  • Four feds are named for their outstanding achievements in human resources. Read our exclusive Q&As.
  • Labor Deputy CIO Dawn Leaf discusses her priorities around IT modernization in a free online chat.
  • Federal workers could see as much as a 50 percent reduction in cubicle and office space in the years ahead.
  • NASA's Curiosity rover completed its second full year on Mars. View photos the rover has taken of the red planet.
  • Track which agencies are offering early retirement and buyout offers this year.
  • Sonny Hashmi, CIO at GSA, answers your questions about open data and mobility, among other topics.
  • What products are agencies buying, who are they buying them from, and how much does it cost?
  • Veterans urge Congress to reunite military dogs with the service members they served overseas. View photos.
  • Ongoing coverage of VA's cyber vulnerabilities, its struggle to fix them, and the people behind it.
  • View photos and listen to interviews from the National Contract Management Association's World Congress event.
  • Why is the morale of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender feds lower than their non-LGBT colleagues?
  • 26 years of federal service comes to an end for Navy Capt. Henry Hendrix. View photos from his retirement ceremony.
  • Many federal managers are heading to the private sector. Track which feds are on the move.
  • View photos of the Capitol dome restoration project, which will fix more than 1,000 different issues.
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Logistics Officers Association Symposium 2014

Sunday, October 19th, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

CA Technologies Government Summit

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Monday, October 20th, 2014

U.S. Army ITA Security Forum

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Monday, October 20th, 2014

Insider Threat Program Training

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

SOF Symposium

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Contract Compliance Week

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Friday, October 24th, 2014

International Government Contracting Week

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Friday, October 24th, 2014

KM Institute - Knowledge Management Certification Training

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Friday, October 24th, 2014

3d Printing and Additive Manufacturing Symposium

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Federal Cybersecurity Update II: Detecting Cyber Intrusions Within

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) IT Security Day

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

TECHEXPO Cyber Security Hiring Event

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Using Cloud Service Level Agreements (SLA) and Monitoring SLA Performance...

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

2014 Precision Strike Technology Symposium

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Aberdeen Proving Ground Fall Technology Expo

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

AFCEA DC: Small Business Entrepreneur Panel

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

EMC Federal Summit 2014: Redefine Federal IT

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

LID Breakfast - Featuring Mr. Eric Fanning, Undersecretary of the Air Force

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

BP-101 Cost and Pricing for Federal Technology Contracts: Bid, No/Bid Decisions

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

AFCEA Bethesda's Monthly Breakfast

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

DOE Germantown Cybersecurity Awareness Day

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Library of Congress Cybersecurity Awareness Expo

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Red Hat Forum 2014

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Washington, DC ROTC Scholarship Awards Luncheon

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Young AFCEA Bethesda's 7th Annual Fiscal New Year Networking Event

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

2014 ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference

Sunday, October 26th, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

25th Annual ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference

Sunday, October 26th, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

AFCEA Washington, DC Monthly Luncheon

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - Monday, October 27th, 2014

Billion Dollar Proposal Graphics

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - Monday, October 27th, 2014

Security Effectiveness & Programmatic Progress Metrics Project Workshop

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - Monday, October 27th, 2014

UMD-NVIDIA GPU Summit

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

NDIA's 17th Annual Systems Engineering Conference

Monday, October 27th, 2014 - Thursday, October 30th, 2014
  
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Oct 17, 2014 Close Change YTD
L Income 17.1285 0.04 2.61%
L 2020 22.0324 0.13 3.38%
L 2030 23.6294 0.18 3.70%
L 2040 24.9468 0.21 3.88%
L 2050 14.0660 0.13 3.97%
G Fund 14.5525 0.00 1.75%
F Fund 16.7196 -0.02 4.73%
C Fund 24.7823 0.32 8.41%
S Fund 32.9743 0.15 1.18%
I Fund 23.8077 0.31 (1.06%)
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at tsp.gov.

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Knocking Out Hunger

The Feds Feed Families campaign collected 14.8 million pounds of food in 2014. View photos from a recent event.


Federal Drive, 6-9 a.m.

Listen to Tom Temin's latest on-air interviews with federal executives and contractors.


In Depth, 4-7 p.m.

In Depth with Francis Rose features interviews on the top federal news of the day.


Q&A with OPM

The Office of Personnel Management answered questions about phased retirement, morale, pay, and more.