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Obama salutes Iraq war vets at White House dinner

The President thanked those who fought its battles by sitting down to a candlelit meal with a small cross section of the million-plus who served there over the past nine years.

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , Iraq

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 11:00pm EST

Budget, financial management key DoD issues

Al Tucker, the executive director of the American Society of Military Comptrollers, joined Pentagon Solutions for an hour-long discussion of the Defense Department's accounting, budget and financial matters.

Tags: In Depth , Pentagon Solutions , budget , accouting , Financial management , Al Tucker , American Society of Military Comptrollers

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 05:56pm EST

DoD defends its budget request

The Defense Department defended its budget request yesterday telling the Senate Budget Committee about its plans to be more efficient and agile. Leaders also pushed back against the looming $500 billion cut from sequestration.

Tags: DoD budget , DoD Update , Leon Panetta , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 07:41am EST

Air Force strategic plan focuses on cyber superiority

Lt. Gen. Bill Lord, the chief information officer of the Air Force, spoke with Federal News Radio's Jason Miller at the recent AFCEA Air Force IT Day in Vienna, Va.

Tags: Bill Lord , Federal Drive , Air Force , cybersecurity , technology , workforce

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 09:48am EST

DoD to ease cross-state licensing for military spouses

The Defense Department has been ramping up efforts to work with states on the portability of licenses for military spouses who must move a lot.

Tags: Marcus Beauregard , Federal Drive , military spouses , licenses

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 10:13am EST

DoD's path to the cloud

Dennis Wisnosky, the chief architect and chief technical officer of the Business Mission Area at the Defense Department's Office of Business Transformation, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the Defense Department's path to the cloud.

Tags: Cloud computing , technology , In Depth , Francis Rose , Dennis Wisnosky , Office of Business Transformation

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 06:35pm EST

GOP lawmakers question fairness of DoD pay and benefit cuts

Members of Congress complain that DoD's budget cuts don't do enough to trim civilian personnel spending.

Tags: DoD budget , Congress , Mike Coffman , Kelly Ayotte , Leon Panetta , Austin Scott , TRICARE , pay and benefits , workforce , FEHBP , OPM , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 05:12am EST

New rules on when FBI retains custody of detainees

The Obama administration outlined Tuesday when the FBI, rather than the military, could be allowed to retain custody of al-Qaida terrorism suspects who aren't U.S. citizens but are arrested by federal law enforcement officers.<

Tags: FBI , Barack Obama , al-Qaida , National Security Council , John McCain , Lindsey Graham , Kelly Ayotte

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 11:50pm EST

Sequestration and DoD

Jonathan Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates Inc., joins host Roger Waldron to talk about a number of federal procurement issues.
February 28, 2012(Encore presentation May 29, 2012)

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , procurement , Jonathan Etherton , Etherton and Associates , federal budget , sequestration , technical data , fixed price contracts , stystems development , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 08:29pm EST
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