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To avoid involuntary separations, Air Force to allow employees to fill buyout-created vacancies

As part of its third round of buyouts and early outs, the Air Force is allowing workers who may see their position go away be transferred to a buyout-created position.

Tags: Michelle LoweSolis , workforce , budget , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:09pm EDT

On the show today - April 17

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Larry Allen , Tom Shoop , Daniel Castro , Jon Adler , iPads , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association , Government Executive magazine , Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 05:48pm EDT

Air Force pushes airmen to conserve energy

The Defense Department may be the single largest energy consumer on the planet, but it can be the greatest energy conserver, too. That's according to a new Air Force in a new video called "The Five Things Every Airman Should Know About Energy."

Tags: DoD Report , DoD , Energy

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 06:44pm EDT

Air Force lifts suspension on Booz Allen's San Antonio office

The Air Force lifted a suspension on Booz Allen Hamilton's office in San Antonio, Texas, after Booz Allen took responsibility for the improper disclosure of sensitive information on a pending contract.

Tags: Joselito Meneses , Booz Allen Hamilton , contracting , suspension , debarment

Monday - 04/16/2012, 12:23pm EDT

New tool will help Air Force speed up civilian hiring process

The Air Force is hoping that its USA Staffing Onboarding Manager tool can help it slash the time it takes to hire civilians.

Tags: DoD , Federal Drive , hiring , workforce , Michael OConnell , DoD Report

Monday - 04/02/2012, 09:56am EDT

Oxygen problem in F-22 Raptor remains a mystery

An Air Force advisory panel says it still can't explain what caused blackouts and dizziness among pilots flying its supersonic F-22 Raptor.

Tags: DoD , industry , acquisition , F-22 Raptor

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:01pm EDT

Air Force has new plan to increase small business contracting

The service will use both penalties and incentives to get their program offices and large businesses to award more prime and subcontracts to small firms. The Air Force issued a new small business improvement plan that details three goals to increase both the percentage of contracts and dollars going to small companies.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , Small business contracting , Joseph McDade , defense , industry , David Van Buren , SBA , AFCEA , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/24/2012, 05:28am EST
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Boeing: Air Force tanker program on schedule

The 10-year saga of the Air Force to award a contract for new aerial refueling tankers ended a year ago. That's when Boeing got the final nod. Federal Drive gets a progress report from Boeing on the tanker program.

Tags: Boeing , DoD Update , tanker , contracting , Federal Drive , Dennis Muilenburg

Monday - 03/26/2012, 09:20am EDT
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Tighter budget inspires services to rethink their workforce

With less money to work with, the military services has to think creatively in order to deploy its shrinking workforce.

Tags: Ray Mabus , David Van Buren , DoD , Navy , Marine Corps , acquisition , contracting , workforce , Federal Drive , acquisition workforce , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 11:30am EDT
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Military leaders assert zero-tolerance for hazing

Military services still struggle to track hazing incidents, but insist incidents that harm or demean servicemembers won't be tolerated.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Army , Navy , Marine Corps , Coast Guard , Rick West , Michael Barrett , Judy Chu , Mike Coffman , hazing , Harry Lew , Danny Chen , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/26/2012, 05:51am EDT
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