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Amendment aims to speed up ship building plan

The Armed Services committee Seapower chairman is tired of waiting for the Navy's ship building plan to come in.

Tags: Todd Akin , DoD , Navy , DoD Report , Federal Drive , House

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 08:39am EDT

New legislation seeks to prevent hazing in military

Congressmen introduce the Harry Lew Military Hazing Accountability and Prevention Act of 2012, a bill aimed at preventing hazing in the military services.

Tags: Elijah Cummings , Ben Cardin , Judy Chu , Mike Honda , Harry Lew , DoD , hazing , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , House , Congress , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 06:24am EDT

House to add small business flavor to DoD authorization bill

The committee will focus on making it easier for small firms to do business with the Pentagon. The military missed three of five small business goals in 2010. The Panel on Business Challenges in the Defense Industry made several recommendations to improve the success of small firms that want to do business with DoD.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , DoD , Bill Shuster , Small business contracting , Defense Authorization Bill , Jason Miller , Federal Drive

Monday - 04/23/2012, 05:46am EDT
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Lawmakers push bill on handling terrorist suspects

Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state and Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado introduced legislation that would repeal provisions of the defense bill that President Barack Obama signed into law Dec. 31.

Tags: Barack Obama , DoD , Defense Authorization Act , al-Qaida , FBI , Adam Smith , Mark Udall , counterterrorism ,

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 09:43pm EST

DoD's audit goals achievable, Congressional inquiry finds

A special House panel finds DoD's audit plan is credible, but successful implementation will depend on commitment of Defense components and future leaders.

Tags: DoD , Congress , management , financial management , auditability , CFO , CFO Act , Robert Hale , Mike Conaway , Adam Smith , financial improvement and readiness plan , statement of budgetary resources , Senior Executives Service , workforce , budget , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 05:24am EST
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New House chair oversees DoD cybersecurity

There's a new chair in charge of a key House subcommittee that has, among its other responsiblities, cybersecurity, primarily in a military context. California Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D.) recently discussed her new responsibilities during the recent AFCEA Homeland Security Conference.

Tags: newsstand , AFCEA Homeland Security Conference , cybersecurity , Loretta Sanchez , Google , DoD , defense , House Homeland Security Committee

Monday - 03/15/2010, 06:59am EDT
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