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Defense spending on decrease, but industry reports gains

The Defense sector isn't getting any smaller

Tags: DorobekInsider , Must Reads , newscast , Northrop Grumman

Monday - 08/02/2010, 04:06pm EDT

How WikiLeaks scandal affects information sharing at DoD

In our DoD Report, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says information sharing at DoD is too important to set aside even in the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal. We also take a look at the profits of various defense contractors.

Tags: DoD Report , Robert Gates , WikiLeaks , Northrop Grumman , Lockheed Martin , General Dynamics , management , contracting

Monday - 08/02/2010, 04:01pm EDT

Petraeus resets Afghan airstrike rules

Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense Update , Defense

Monday - 08/02/2010, 08:40am EDT

Vote: Which agency has the best food/cafeteria?

See which agencies made the cut and vote for your favorite in our poll.

Tags: Best of the Federal Government , USDA , CIA , USCG , Pentagon , DoC , National Reconnaissance Office , food , cafeteria

Friday - 07/30/2010, 04:11pm EDT

Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms

Specifically, Industry is focusing on the transition of contracted work to federal employees, and restrictions on what criteria are used in contract awards.

Tags: newscast , DorobekInsider , Must Reads , pay and benefits , best practices , management ,

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:17pm EDT

Senator hopes to bridge feds foreign language gap

A Senate panel probes the government's continued foreign language deficiencies. The Government Accountability Office finds limited progress across several agencies. DHS and DoD are taking steps to increase the number of employees with foreign language skills.

Tags: management , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Daniel Akaka , Nancy Weaver , Jeff Neal , DHS , David Maurer , GAO , State Department , Max Cacas

Friday - 07/30/2010, 06:29am EDT

DFAS feds remain suspended without pay

A dozen Defense Department workers jobs are at risk, allegedly because of their bad credit ratings. AFGE Vice President, Arnold Scott, says DoD isn't playing fair.

Tags: pay and benefits , DFAS , firings , credit history , AFGE , Pentagon , Inside Government , Arnold Scott , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 02:58pm EDT

Op-ed: Pentagon takes an incomplete on report on Chinese military

Read more from the Washington Checkpoint blog.

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Thursday - 07/29/2010, 12:55pm EDT

5 steps DoD can follow to save money

One analyst says he has some ideas when it comes to helping the Defense Department save money.

Tags: management , Winslow Wheeler , Straus Military Reform Project , Center for Defense Information , budget

Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 05:41pm EDT

Alternate QDR: Boost equipment modernization, force size

Pentagon spending plans and cost-saving efforts would fall short of fielding the kind of modern combat arsenal likely needed to fight future foes.

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Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 01:16pm EDT
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