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How Defense feds prepare for deployment

The CEW is a workforce of Department of Defense civilians trained and equipped to deploy oversees in support of worldwide military missions. We learn more about it from Frank DiGiovanni, the Acting Director of Readiness and Training Policy and Programs at Defense.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , Civilian Expeditionary Workforce , Frank DiGiovanni , DoD , defense , Suzanne Kubota , best practices , training

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 10:42am EDT
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NSPS move cuts raises of the 'best and brightest'

Tens of thousands of federal employees may have their pay raises cut under the General Schedule for earning better raises under NSPS. Federal Managers Association's Patricia Niehaus explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , NSPS , GS , high three , Patricia Niehaus , FMA , Suzanne Kubota , OPM , DoD , defense

Thursday - 06/10/2010, 10:45am EDT
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Analysis: Should DoD cut benefits or guns?

Within the defense budget, a debate has been developing for some time between funding the personnel-related areas and the equipment-related areas. We get details from Todd Harrison with the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Analysis.

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD , FY 2011 budget , defense budget , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Analysis

Tuesday - 06/08/2010, 10:55am EDT
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Bill would give DHS emergency cyber powers

Bill would require Defense to explore new cybersecurity buys and tools, First governmentwide cyber provider approved

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , DHS , GSA , DoD , defense

Thursday - 06/03/2010, 08:30am EDT

Defense Authorization still 'veto bait'

Don't Ask, Don't Tell and Joint Strike Fighter issues are only the beginnings of the hurdles for the bill. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor at American Banker, explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense Authorization Bill , defense , Congress , FY 2011 budget , Don't Ask, Don't Tell , Joint Strike Fighter , Jodi Schneider , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 10:35am EDT
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Businesses could use Einstein for cybersecurity

Federal agencies scrambling on DNSSEC implementation

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , defense , DoD , Einstein , DNSSEC

Thursday - 05/27/2010, 08:30am EDT

Contracting may put feds in harm's way in Iraq

Mike Thibault, Co-Chairman of the Commission on Wartime Contracting, tells us about new findings on contracting in Iraq.

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD OPM , contracting , Mike Thibault , State , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 11:42am EDT
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Bill would block BRAC traffic at the parking lot

It's being called a potential traffic catastrophe. Thousands of federal workers, and their cars, are being shifted to already crowded roads in Northern Virginia as part of BRAC. Now, there are efforts to stop it.

Tags: pay and benefits , BRAC , defense , DoD , Mark Center , traffic , Amy Morris , Congressional Spotlight

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 07:14am EDT

Defense persistent about balloon surveillance

We learn about the difference between blimps and tethered aerostats from Capt. Alex Lovett with Defense Research and Engineering

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD , Alex Lovett , Persistent Ground Surveillance System

Friday - 05/21/2010, 10:51am EDT
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Defense conference focuses on alternative fuels

The Defense Logistics Agency buys and distributes nearly five-million items such as rations, medical supplies and equipment, clothing and textiles, repair parts for land, sea and air weapons systems and platforms, fuel and energy services. DESC, which is a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency, provides the military and other government agencies with a variety of fuel and energy services. We learn more about DESC's mission from Mark Iden, Deputy Director of Operations, and Colonel Steve Kephart, Director of Mobility Fuels.

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , contracting , alternative fuels , Mark Iden , Steve Kephart , technology

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 09:46am EDT
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