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Top GOP senators press Pentagon on specific cuts

Top Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee are pressing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to spell out the "devastating effects" to the military if a special bipartisan panel fails to produce a deficit-cutting plan and nearly $1 trillion in defense cuts kick in.

Tags: John McCain , Lindsey Graham , Leon Panetta , Congress , Senate , budget , supercommittee , Senate Armed Services Committee

Friday - 11/04/2011, 04:37pm EDT

Army to meet renewable energy goals through predictability

The Energy Initiatives Task Force held its first industry day to explain how it wants to get green energy projects built on installations. The Army must receive 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025. The task force will develop an acquisition strategy and a new multiple-award contract over the next year.

Tags: Richard Kidd , John Lushetsky , Katherine Hammack , green government , renewable energy , Army , Army Energy Initiatives Task Force , industry , contracting , Jason Miller

Friday - 11/04/2011, 05:30am EDT
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Air Force gives and takes away thousands of civilian jobs

Air Force subtracts 9,000 managerial jobs, while adding 5,900 positions in areas it considers key to its mission.

Tags: Air Force , Michael Donley , job cuts , workforce , Air Force Materiel Command

Thursday - 11/03/2011, 12:31pm EDT

DoD budget planning systems plagued by inefficiencies

Asif Khan, director of Financial Management and Assurance Issues at the Government Accountability Office, outlines some of the challenges the Pentagon faces in order to become auditable by 2017.

Tags: Asif Khan , GAO , financial management , audit , budget , Enterprise Resource Planning

Tuesday - 11/01/2011, 05:42pm EDT
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Top federal manager focused on Navy retention

James VanAntwerp is the winner of the Federal Managers Association's Federal Manager of the year award.

Tags: James VanAntwerp , FMA , management , best practices , workforce , In Depth , Navy ,

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 07:16pm EDT
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Small business can be big player in health IT

Michael Fischetti, director of Acquisition Management and Support at TRICARE Management Activity, discusses how small business fits into his agency's health IT mission.

Tags: Michael Fischetti , Tricare Management Activity , AFCEA Bethesda , AFCEA Health IT Day 2011 , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , health IT , Federal Drive ,

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 11:07am EDT
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DoD, VA health IT records require speaking in 'same language'

Beth McGrath, the deputy chief performance officer at DoD, discussed why an interoperable electronic health record or EHR makes sense and how the project is coming along.

Tags: AFCEA Health IT Day 2011 , Beth McGrath , VA , health IT , technology

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 09:22am EDT
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Wednesday morning federal headlines - Nov. 2

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 , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Federal Drive newscast , TSA , DISA , Air Force , appropriations , OMB

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 07:51am EDT

Air Force to cut hundreds of officers

More than 400 people must leave the Air Force by early 2012, as part of an initiative to trim the military branch's officer cadre. Air Force leaders are also targeting enlisted service members.

Tags: Air Force , workforce , workforce reduction , reductions in force , retention , Mike Dickerson , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 11/01/2011, 07:53pm EDT

DoD to create map of defense industry

The Pentagon said it needs a much clearer picture of the subcontractors beneath the top tier of prime vendors it works with every day. DoD is trying to create a comprehensive map of the entire defense industry so it can keep critical suppliers healthy during an expected period of industry consolidation.

Tags: industry , contracting , acquisition , defense industrial base , Congress , House , House Armed Services Committee , Bill Schuster , Brett Lambert , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 05:52am EDT
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