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Remains of 274 troops dumped in landfill

A published report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally acknowledged.

Tags: Dover Air Force Base ,

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 02:50pm EST

National Guard lacks equipment to perform mission, GAO says

Government Accountability Office reports that the National Guard is facing difficulties in keeping people with the know-how for dealing with emergencies.

Tags: GAO , Federal Drive , National Guard

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 08:40am EST

Credit union tests simpler credit card agreement

In a move toward clarity, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union is testing an easier to understand credit card agreement designed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Tags: Federal News Radio , Pentagon Federal Credit Union , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 08:37am EST

Army completes second round of handheld-systems testing

Col. Dan Hughes, the director of the Army's system-of-systems integration, joined in Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the second round of testing of the Army's handheld systems.

Tags: Army , DoD Report , technology , JTRS , Dan Hughes , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 08:56pm EST
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Part 1: 25 years ago, Goldwater-Nichols united the Pentagon

It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.

Tags: management , reorganization , Goldwater-Nichols Act , Barry Goldwater , Sam Nunn , Bill Nichols , James Locher , David Jones , Ike Skelton , Rudy deLeon , Lindsey Graham , Jared Serbu , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Army , Navy , Air Force , Marines

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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IGs push for greater whistleblower protections for contractors

Whistleblowers at government contractors need better protections against reprisal and need to know how to contact agency inspectors general. Two IGs and a whistleblower awaiting trial were among the witnesses at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Reform Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight. It is considering legislation to extend federal whistleblower protections to all contractors, subcontractors and local governments receiving federal funds.

Tags: contracting , whistleblowers , Senate , Claire McCaskill , Rob Portman , Walter Tamosaitis , Hanford Waste Treatment Plan , Energy , Marguerite Garrison , Peggy Gustafson , SBA , Recovery Act , transparency , URS , Bechtel , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 04:26pm EST
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Cyber Command conducts first cyber exercise

The joint cyberspace training exercise was held at the Air Force Red Flag Facility at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 09:24am EST

Lawmakers want audit of wait times for veterans

Lawmakers want an inspector general investigation to see how long veterans must wait for mental health treatment.

Tags: Patty Murray , Richard Burr , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Congress , Senate , veterans , Department of Veterans Affairs ,

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 02:10pm EST

San Francisco team solves DARPA's shredder challenge

The winners of the series of ultra-complex puzzles used custom-designed software to detect the proper places for thousands of shards of shredded paper.

Tags: DARPA , Jared Serbu , Regina Dugan , shredder challenge

Friday - 12/02/2011, 07:46pm EST
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