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Regalbuto helps develop model to assess potential threats to nation's ports

Anthony Regalbuto led the Coast Guard's effort to evaluate America's ports and eliminate vulnerabilities to potential terrorist attacks.

Tags: Anthony Regalbuto , Service to America Medals , Sammies , people

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 03:58pm EDT

Anthony Regalbuto, U.S. Coast Guard

The Service to America Medals honor federal employees who go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve the public. Anthony Regalbuto, chief of the Coast Guard Office of International and Domestic Port Security, plays a key role in protecting shipping ports from terrorist attacks. He has set up a program to improve security both in the United States and abroad. He told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about his program.

Tags: Anthony Regalbuto , Service to America Medals , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Monday - 05/12/2014, 09:39am EDT
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Coast Guard convicts petty officer of sexual assault

Petty officer convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow member of the Coast Guard after a get-together in late 2012.

Tags: Crime of the Week , Cierra Crawford

Friday - 04/25/2014, 04:17am EDT

Ensign Jean-Pierre Spence, U.S. Coast Guard

Criminals on the waterway know no boundaries. The Coast Guard has signed an agreement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which will let the two work side-by-side as they enforce laws in the waters. Ensign Jean-Pierre Spence joined Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to discuss the Shiprider program.

Tags: Jean Pierre Spence , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:58am EDT
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Sequestration forces Coast Guard to get creative

Like many agencies, the Coast Guard continues to feel the effects of sequestration, reducing its operating costs by 25 percent last year. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp talks about where the agency was impacted most and how it worked through the challenges.

Tags: sequestration , workforce , management , budget , Robert Papp , Federal Drive , Jason Fornicola

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 05:22pm EDT
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Adm. Bob Papp, Commandant, Coast Guard

Why capturing drug smugglers is becoming harder for the Coast Guard.

Tags: Bob Papp , drug trafficking , Federal Drive , budget , sequestration

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 01:28pm EDT
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Borras leaves DHS more integrated, on better financial path

Rafael Borras spent the last four years as the undersecretary of management for the Homeland Security Department before leaving Feb. 7. He said his goal was to make DHS more business-like by making it easier to apply data to decisions. Under Borras' leadership, DHS launched the Management Cube and received its first-ever clean financial audit opinion.

Tags: management , financial management , Rafael Borras , DHS , shared services , Management Cube , data driven analysis , clean audit , people , Jason Miller , exclusive

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 03:58am EST
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Duncan calls for 'reality check' on DHS headquarters project

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency, released a majority staff report that questioned the planning and future efficacy of the Homeland Security Department consolidating its headquarters at the St. Elizabeths campus in D.C.

Tags: Jeff Duncan , House , Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency , DHS , federal buildings , GSA , GAO , Michael OConnell , oversight , St. Elizabeths

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:22pm EST

DHS' slow progress in centralizing acquisition frustrates Congress

Members of Congress are frustrated at what they see as a failure by the Department of Homeland Security to effectively manage the acquisition practices of its various components, leading to poorly defined requirements and wasted money. But DHS says some of the problems are of Congress' own making.

Tags: DHS , management , acquisition , Congress , CBP , GAO , Rafael Borras , oversight , Jared Serbu

Monday - 09/23/2013, 06:03am EDT
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DHS, DoD strive for new strategy: be smarter with less

Federal officials say the budget environment with or without sequestration is leading agencies to come to grips with the idea that no matter how much they cut, no matter how much they work to become more efficient, they still will not have enough people or money to get everything done. The goal is to install discipline and data into the decision making process.

Tags: management , Rafael Borras , DHS , Beth McGrath , DoD , Thad Allen , Booz Allen Hamilton , Partnership for Public Service , Gene Dodaro , GAO , budget , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/09/2013, 05:52am EDT
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