In Depth Show Blog - July 26, 2013

Friday - 7/26/2013, 6:10pm EDT

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

On the show today:

Tammy Flanagan
Senior Benefits Director
National Institute of Transition Planning

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Agency travel budgets are shrinking all over government, and training opportunities are going away too. But one Federal employee ran into some really hardcore resistance when she wanted to go to a conference. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning was at the Federally Employed Women Conference and said it was a little different than in previous years.

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Lauren Larson
Producer
Federal News Radio

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The Senate Armed Services Committee took the next step to fill four vacancies in the Defense Department Thursday. One of those spots has been vacant for awhile. Federal News Radio's Lauren Larson was on the Hill and has more details on the hearing.

Dave Wennergren
Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer
Defense Department

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Defense Department veteran leader Dave Wennergren will soon be a former DoD leader. He announces his retirement from federal service. Francis Rose asked him about his retirement plans and when he's leaving.


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