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David Barno, Center for a New American Security

In the military, combat experience helps you climb the career ladder. The lack of it can set you back. As the United States enters what is believed to be an era of peace, what does that mean for young cadets' job prospects? Will they be relegated to second-tier jobs behind those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan? Army Lt. Gen. David Barno (Ret.), a senior fellow and co-director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, explained the promotion system to Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp.

Tags: David Barno , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , DoD

Monday - 04/21/2014, 09:53am EDT
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Obama nominates Bob Work to be No. 2 at DoD

Robert Work will return to the Defense Department for a third tour of duty. He was in the Marines for 27 years and served almost four years as undersecretary of the Navy.

Tags: people , DoD , Robert Work , Chuck Hagel , Christine Fox , Jason Miller , Navy

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:59pm EST

Beef jerky, reality shows, beer: Coburn tells DoD to cut it all out

A new report, called the Department of Everything, says DoD spending over the next 10 years will total almost $68 billion on non- military goods and services. Some recent examples include a smartphone app to help military members manage their caffeine intake and the sponsorship of a workshop by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency called the 100 Year Starship project, which included a session called, "Did Jesus die for Klingons too?"

Tags: management , Congress , Tom Coburn , DoD , budget , waste, fraud and abuse , Nora Bensahel , Elizabeth Robbins , Jason Miller

Friday - 11/16/2012, 05:33am EST
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Thousands of service members transition to private sector jobs

Some 250,000 service members leave the military each year and all must attend counseling on finances and other issues whether they served six years or 26 years, whether they saw the battlefield or not.

Tags: DoD , Labor Department , Veterans Affairs , Transition Assistance Program ,

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 03:04am EDT

Lessons from States's QDDR

Brian Burton, a Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, explains what State did right and where it could improve its QDDR.

Tags: Brian Burton , Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development , State ,

Monday - 03/28/2011, 04:10pm EDT
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FOSE Conference to outline agencies' tech future

Karen Evans is the Director of the US Cyber Challenge. And the former E-gov administration.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Karen Evans , best practices , In Depth , FOSE Conference

Monday - 07/11/2011, 06:04pm EDT
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Analysis: CIA-DoD leadership shuffle

In Depth host Francis Rose gets analysis of the changes from Travis Sharp, research associate at the Center for a New American Security, and Danielle Pletka, vice president on Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Tags: Danielle Pletka , American Enterprise Institute , Travis Sharp , DoD , In Depth , David Petraeus , Leon Panetta

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 06:03pm EDT
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