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Pentagon appeals to addicts to seek treatment or face consequences

DoD is expanding the number of substances it tests for, and it wants anyone who is addicted to call themselves out and go for voluntary treatment and rehab.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon

Friday - 02/24/2012, 09:07am EST

DoD to pay $1.2 billion for healthcare supplies, pharmaceuticals

A healthcare company called McKesson has snagged the contract from the Defense Logistics Agency.

Tags: DoD , McKesson

Friday - 02/24/2012, 08:58am EST

Joint Chiefs chair expresses concern over TRICARE fee increase

Gen. Martin Dempsey promises the Defense Department he will keep reviewing its healthcare system.

Tags: Martin Dempsey , DoD , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 07:46am EST

Afghan military to spy on own troops

The Afghan military is planning to spy on it's own soldiers to root out those behind a string of attacks on American and other Western troops.

Tags: Afghanistan , DoD , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 09:31am EST

Case of troops disposing of Koran under investigation

U.S. Commanders are investigating a case in which troops might have improperly disposed of copies of the Koran and other religious materials in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Tags: John Allen , DoD , Afghanistan , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 09:24am EST

New charter issued for DoD CIO Executive Board

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has put out a new charter for the DoD CIO Executive Board. Carter says the goal is to make it the single senior forum for everything from information management to cybersecurity.

Tags: Ashton Carter , DoD , CIO , Federal Drive ,

Monday - 02/20/2012, 09:50am EST

Panetta calls troop cuts in Europe 'necessary'

Two Germany-based Army brigades will be brought home in 2014. By 2017, the number of U.S. service members in Europe will drop from about 80,000 now to 70,000.

Tags: DoD , Leon Panetta , Army

Friday - 02/17/2012, 09:45am EST

First Lady urges states to help military spouses find jobs

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined with military leaders in urging states to make it easier for military spouses to find jobs when they move.

Tags: DoD , Michelle Obama , Federal Drive , Workforce , hiring

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 08:54am EST

DoD seeks expertise for STEM education

DoD wants federal STEM professionals to help plan lessons and activities in critical fields like biotech and civil engineering.

Tags: DoD , STEM , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 09:05am EST

Budget request sees DHS increasing cybersecurity spending

The Homeland Security Department would sharply raise spending for cybersecurity under the White House 2013 budget request.

Tags: DHS , cybersecurity , DoD , Federal Drive , budget , 2013 budget request

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 07:39am EST
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