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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who led a Senate Intelligence Committee review of cybersecurity policy last year, said he is hopeful that Congress will be able to pass an overhaul of cyber laws this year. Whitehouse has been critical of the pace at which the Obama Administration has moved to propose such changes to lawmakers.
TRICARE, the Defense Department's managed healthcare organization, said Thursday that it will reevaluate a multibillion dollar award to administer health insurance services for military members in one of its three U.S. regions.
The administration expects to submit a legislative proposal to Congress by the end of April outlining how they will create a board to improve the process to dispose of excess property. OMB controller Danny Werfel said the White House will follow DoD's BRAC effort in many ways. Some lawmakers question OMB's leadership in this effort.
Tags: management , Danny Werfel , Eleanor Holmes-Norton , Jeff Denham , OMB , GSA , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Anthony Principi , BRAC , real property , Civilian Property Realignment Act , Jason Miller
The Pentagon is under fire from investigators who are "concerned" about a weapons program that's over budget and past its deadline.
And out of the more than 450 teams that competed, Team Wilson out of Florida Cadet Squadron took home the Commander-in-Chief trophy.
The Defense Department will begin taking Social Security numbers off of the ID cards held by DoD employees and retirees. The changes, part of a 2008 SSN reduction plan, will begin in June, officials said.
Nearly one-third of weapons systems the Defense Department has bought since 1997 are overbudget, and some of them by as much as 50 percent, GAO found.
The Defense Department is preparing its first departmentwide strategy on how it uses energy for military operations and what it's doing to move to more secure energy sources. Leaders are hopeful that the strategy will be sent to Congress in April.
The launch of phase two of the HR University moves the standardization and professionalization of federal human resources workers closer. The CHCO Council wants to expand the number of training courses and the specific types of classes for agencies. The HR University also provides a career path for federal HR workers.
After 10 years of development and planning, the Defense Logistics Agency, the Defense Department's primary purchaser of almost everything besides weapons systems, is beginning to roll out a new enterprisewide system to automate the writing and management of the thousands of contract actions it processes each day.