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DoD denounces new Navy SEALs book

Chuck Pfarrer's latest book about the raid to kill Osama bin Laden, SEAL Target Geronimo, has come under target by the White House and the military.

Tags: Chuck Pfarrer , Osama bin Laden , Special Operations Command , White House , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 11:16am EST

Climate change is all about readiness for Navy

Rear Adm. David Titley, director of task force climate change, examines how changing climate impacts naval operations.

Tags: David Titley , Navy , climate change , Task Force Climate Change ,

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 10:08am EST
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Lawmakers to question OPM's handling of USAJobs

The widespread frustration over the Office of Personnel Management's handling of USAJobs.gov has caught lawmakers' attention. The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce has invited OPM, government inspectors and Monster, the company that previously ran the federal jobs site, to testify at a hearing Tuesday.

Tags: John Berry , OPM , USAJobs , workforce , hiring , technology , Monster Government Solutions , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Pat Tamburrino , Dennis Ross , Emily Kopp , Bob Lam , Ron Johnson , John Kerry , CHCO Council

Monday - 11/14/2011, 02:55pm EST
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Senate hearing on counterfeit DoD parts

In Depth with Francis Rose brings highlights from the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on counterfeit electronic parts in the Department of Defense supply chain.

Tags: counterfeit parts , contracting , Senate , In Depth

Monday - 11/14/2011, 07:49pm EST
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Pentagon warning Congress

The Associated press is reporting that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is telling Congress that deeper defense cuts would force the Pentagon to cut back ship and construction projects, furlough civilian workers and leave the military with the smallest force since 1940. Panetta described the implications if a special congressional super-committee fails to come up with a deficit-cutting plan by Nov. 23. On top of some $450 billion in defense cuts already under way, the Pentagon would face another $500 billion in reductions.

Tags: defense , Pentagon and Beyond ,

Monday - 11/14/2011, 07:42pm EST

DoD rehashing F-35 contract terms

The Pentagon wants to rewrite the contract terms with Lockheed Martin over the F-35 fighter jet in the middle of the deal.

Tags: William Welch , McMahon, Welch and Learned , F-35 , contracting , In Depth

Monday - 11/14/2011, 05:50pm EST
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DoD learns important lesson in developing coalition network

NATO and its members say a network they constructed to tie together the national networks of the various militaries operating in Afghanistan is a success story except for the fact that the network took eight years to get up and running. But U.S. Defense officials said they have a better understanding for future coalition operations for how best to build such a network.

Tags: Afghanistan , Army , DISA , information sharing , acquisition , technology , Randall Strong , David Simpson , Andy Bristow , Afghan Mission Network , Future Mission Network , Jared Serbu

Monday - 11/14/2011, 05:03am EST

DoD officials celebrate opening of new Walter Reed hospital

The hospital is a merger of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center. The Army moved patients from the Washington facility to the Bethesda campus and a new hospital at Fort Belvoir in Northern Virginia.

Tags: DoD Report , Leon Panetta , Walter Reed National Medical Center , Army , Navy , Air Force

Friday - 11/11/2011, 10:21am EST

Friday morning federal headlines - Nov. 11, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , Joint Chiefs of Staff , IRS , GAO

Friday - 11/11/2011, 08:22am EST
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