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Sequestration treadmill picking up steam across DoD

The automatic budget cuts set to occur under sequestration will go into effect as a matter of law on Friday. But their full impact won't be felt until late this spring, long after lawmakers encounter the next budget showdown.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , OMB , budget , Karen Dyson , Curt Rauhut , Mark Welsh , James Amos , Jared Serbu , House Appropriations Committee , Marine Corps , Army , service contracts

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 07:27am EST
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Air Force's sequestration hit would mean less of everything

Air Force commanders will get orders in the next few days to plan for the possibility of fewer flying hours, providing fewer office supplies and working on fewer IT upgrades. Part of the service's planning will be to figure out how many civilian workers would need to be furloughed and for how long.

Tags: DoD , congress , sequestration , Michael Donley , Mark Welsh , Leon Panetta , Jared Serbu , workforce , furloughs

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:19am EST
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Begin saving cash now, Air Force tells commanders

The Air Force orders commanders to start cutbacks in advance of the next budget emergency.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Jamie Morin , Ray Mabus , Jonathan Greenert , budget , DoD budget , sequestration , continuing resolution , workforce , civilian workforce , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 11:08am EST
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Air Force study to focus on 'game-changing' technology

Dr. Mark Maybury, the Air Force's chief scientist, discusses a wide-ranging study of potential future "game changers" and best practices in each of the service's core mission areas.

Tags: DoD , technology , Federal Drive , Jared Serbu , Mark Maybury

Monday - 02/11/2013, 12:32pm EST
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Air Force: Sequestration already creating 'chronic inefficiency'

The Air Force's long-range planning and modernization takes back seat to preparations for near-term crises, including contingency plans to scale back civilian workforce. Civilian furloughs would be "breach of faith," Air Force says.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , budget , Jamie Morin , Larry Spencer , furloughs , workforce , Jared Serbu

Friday - 02/08/2013, 05:57pm EST

Air Force creating 'battle rhythm' to stop sexual assault

The Air Force said it has identified 59 victims at a basic training facility. Thirty-two instructors are among those who have been accused or convicted of committing sexual improprieties with trainees. Senior leaders say they must do more to stop the problem.

Tags: DoD , Edward Rice , sexual assault , workforce , Mark Welsh , Jennifer Norris , Protect Our Defenders , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee , congress , House

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 06:38am EST
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Air Force inspections found porn, offensive items

Hoping to fight sexual assault in its own ranks, the Air Force said Friday a sweep of air base offices worldwide found thousands of suspect materials ranging from pornographic films to a beer bong.

Tags: DoD , Lackland Air Force base

Friday - 01/18/2013, 05:22pm EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 14, 2013

Martin Libicki of Rand Corp talks about managing cyber attacks. Kevin Brancato of Bloomberg Government discusses the Canada's decision to pass on the F-35. John Templeton of BlackMoney.com talks about being an African American in IT. Belva Martin of GAO discusses the new network communications strategy.

Tags: Martin Libicki , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Rand Corp , Kevin Brancato , Canada , F-35 , DoD , DoD Report , Lockheed Martin , John Templeton , Black Money , Belva Martin , GAO , Army , information technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:05am EST
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