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OPM Acting Director Elaine Kaplan extends the Combined Federal Campaign one month, to Jan. 15, 2014, giving feds more time to contribute to their favorite charities.
2 soldiers shot, wounded at National Guard armory in Tennessee; shooter in custody
Virtually every one of DoD's acquisition programs took a hit from sequestration in the first year of sequestration, officials from each of the military services told lawmakers this week. But the next few years of the 10-year spending restrictions could be much more painful, especially if Congress doesn't return to the process of enacting regular appropriations bills.
The Navy said the suspect was in custody after the shooting at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, near Memphis. The Navy said two soldiers were wounded, though neither had life- threatening injuries.
Brigadier General Brian Dravis, director of the Joint Information Environment Technical Synchronization Office, says he was skeptical of the JIE initiative at first but, after four months on the job, he's now very confident the department is getting it right.
Assuming sequestration continues, the Army's near-term procurement plans are in severe jeopardy. But leaders say long-term investments in science and technology are a must.
Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army, Installations, Energy and Environment, joins Francis Rose for Pentagon Solutions
Bombings at marketplaces and busy streets around Iraq's capital and other attacks killed 16 people Wednesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of violence roiling the country.
Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris, the senior enlisted advisor at Army Cyber Command, said the Army is doing a good job at finding the right soldiers with the necessary skill sets to become cyber warriors.
Army officials say the service is facing uncertainty times after weathering a series of continuing resolutions, sequestration and a partial government shutdown. Meanwhile, a new round of automatic budget cuts may be on the horizon if Congress doesn't pass a new budget come January.
Federal News Radio Defense Reporter Jared Serbu was on-site at the 2013 AUSA Conference. While there, Jared had the chance to speak with Army officials on some of the biggest topics and issues facing the service.
The annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) supports professional development for service members, civilians, retirees, wounded warriors, veterans and family members. Seminars and presentations focus on the global war on terrorism, the future of the Army's force, expeditionary logistics and actionable intelligence.
India and China are close to an agreement to end their strife over their contested border while they try to figure out a way to break decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the Himalayas. A border defense cooperation pact could be finished before India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to China this week. That is said to be a small step forward in a complicated relationship marked by booming economic ties and growing distrust.
In the military, new programs to mitigate the stress of frequent deployments on servicemembers and their families blossomed everywhere over the past decade. Now that cost is a concern, the Marine Corps is looking for evidence that those programs are effective.
The Justice Department has filed new charges against four former Blackwater security contractors. This revives an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting in Baghdad. The men were hired to guard U.S. diplomats. They're accused of opening fire in busy Nisoor Square on Sept. 16, 2007. Seventeen Iraqi civilians died.
A tally totaling the costs of the government shutdown on the Defense Department only includes lost work-hours from civilian furloughs, not additional government costs from interest payments, contract delays or other impacts from the shutdown. AFGE and NTEU are asking agencies to speed up back pay to federal workers.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte has ended her hold on President Barack Obama's nominee for Air Force secretary, clearing the way for Senate confirmation of Deborah Lee James.
Gordon Adams of the Stimson Center and American University and Todd Harrison, senior fellow for Defense Budget Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, join Francis Rose.
A new survey by the TechAmerica Foundation found civilian and Defense technology spending over the next five years will go flat. Federal IT managers say the lack of new money means innovation and upgrades will slow or even stop.
US officials: Medal of Honor recipient asks Army to bring him back to active duty