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Geospatial intelligence HQ is now DC's 3rd largest federal office building

The National Geospatial Agency formally opened its headquarters Monday. Its $1.7 billion facility is the third largest in the national capital region.

Tags: Letitia Long , NGA , BRAC , Mark Center , Fort Belvoir , workforce , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 06:21am EDT
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What will deficit-reduction TRICARE provisions mean for military?

Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how deficit-reduction proposals would affect military recruiting.

Tags: Todd Harrison , CSBA , budget , TRICARE , pay and benefits , Federal Drive , DoD Report

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:58am EDT
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Air Force turns over air traffic control to Iraqis

The Air Force says it is nearly ready to turn air traffic control in Iraq over to Iraqis as part of Operation New Dawn.

Tags: DoD Report , Iraq , air traffic controllers , Air Force

Monday - 09/26/2011, 11:50am EDT

US awards contract for Guantanamo intrustion-detection system

The U.S. is beefing up security at the Guantanamo war crimes court as it prepares for another round of tribunals.

Tags: DoD Report , Guantanamo Bay , advantor systems , contracting , acquisition

Friday - 09/23/2011, 12:31pm EDT

VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill

Three senators say the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill needs tougher oversight after new figures show a quarter of the program's funds went to just eight companies that run for-profit colleges.

Tags: VA , GI Bill , Congress , VFW , vetjobs , Tom Carper , Tom Harkin , Jim Webb , Curtis Coy , ted daywalt , education , Jared Serbu , Ryan Gallucci

Friday - 09/23/2011, 05:20am EDT
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Concern over budget cut effect on elite forces

Deep budget cuts would hurt special operations forces and make it difficult to meet demands for those units on missions beyond the current war zones, the commander of the military's elite troops told Congress on Thursday.

Tags: William McRaven , elite forces , budget , Congress , In Depth , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 03:49pm EDT

Gov't opposes full severance pay for military gays

Two days after repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy against gays serving openly in the military, the Obama administration was in court Thursday opposing a lawsuit seeking full severance pay for those dismissed under the law.

Tags: military , gay rights , pay and benefits , Associated Press

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 07:47pm EDT

Berry: Debt proposals won't dampen feds' giving spirit

Berry said he thinks feds will continue to donate at high levels in future drives, despite a two-year pay freeze and other proposals that could cut their pay and benefits

Tags: Feds Feed Families , John Berry , OPM , CHCO , USDA , charity , Barack Obama , budget , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 04:51pm EDT
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