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DoD Special Reports
The Navy recognized more than 50 individuals and commands for outstanding acquisition practices with a combined cost savings to the government of more than $2.5 billion during a ceremony at the Pentagon June 15. In Depth with Francis Rose speaks with the winners in each of the 15 categories.
The transition in Iraq from the Defense to the State Department was the largest civilian logistics operation since World War II. The State Department absorbed hundreds of functions traditionally undertaken by DoD, and a robust new role in contingency contracting. Federal News Radio's special report, Trial by Fire: Overseas Contracting in Transition, examines how key officials at DoD and State planned the transition and how they reformed contingency contracting management over the past decade.
Twenty-five years ago, Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership. The passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress.
The Base Realignment and Closure process is an exercise by the federal government to determine the best use of its military installations. This includes both the closure and realignment of assets in an effort to increase efficiency within the Defense Department. Follow the latest BRAC moves and see how they are impacting the military across the country.
The Defense Department is spending more than $35 billion to move 123,000 employees and change the makeup of more than 8,000 bases across the country under the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) initiative. The impact on military personnel, their families, their communities and the agencies that work with DoD is just beginning to be understood. Federal News Radio and WTOP explore the effect moving hundreds of thousands of workers across DoD will have on the military and the contractors that support them.
The National Security Personnel System is being phased out by the Defense Department. Follow the latest news on the transition.