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DoD: No more sequestration, yes to pension reform and BRAC in budget request

The White House defense budget request is $38 billion over the limits set by sequestration. In an attempt to balance the increased funding, the Pentagon is pursuing pay and benefits reform, and another round of BRAC.

Tags: budget , DoD , management , Mike McCord , QDR , workforce , pay and benefits , TRICARE , Sean McCalley

Monday - 02/02/2015, 05:54pm EST

Kendall shapes DoD acquisition reforms around 7 areas

Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, sent a letter to Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.) back in June detailing how Congress can help DoD improve its acquisition outcomes. The list includes stopping sequestration, continued support of workforce training and simplifying rules and regulations.

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , industry , DoD , Frank Kendall , AFCEA , Better Buying Power , Congress , acquisition reform , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:35am EDT

Tom Temin, Host, Federal News Radio

Today is the first official day on the job for Bob Work as deputy secretary of Defense. The Senate confirmed him yesterday by voice vote. He's a known quantity at DoD. He left as deputy secretary of the Navy about a year ago. Federal News Radio's Tom Temin says Work has a great reputation.

Tags: DoD , In Depth , Tom Temin

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 06:36pm EDT

In Depth Show Blog - July 31, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, 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.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Captain , Louis Barletta , Dr. Michael Gilmore , Tom DeWitt , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:10pm EDT