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In Army Reserve, clearing out 'deadwood' will make room for best and brightest

The Army Reserve wants to make it easier for soldiers in the active component of the Army to make their way back and forth to the reserve components. To do it, the Reserve will raise its standards for those who continue to serve.

Tags: DoD , Army , Army Reserve , Guard and Reserve , Keith Thurgood , Jack Stultz , reversibility , budget , DoD budget , workforce , National Defense Authorization Act , On DoD

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 05:06am EST
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National Guard, Reserves to play key role in reducing size of military

The National Guard and Reserve will be key to implementing the Pentagon's plans for "reversible" cuts to military ground forces, the Defense Department's top policy official said Monday. DoD is still trying to figure out the best ways to keep at least part of the reserve component in an operational status after 10 years of war.

Tags: DoD , National Guard , Reserve , TRICARE , reversibility , budget , DoD budget , pay and benefits , Michelle Flournoy , defense industrial base , Brookings Institution

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 05:17am EST
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Air Force cuts personnel to meet revised mission

The Air Force expects to cut its end strength by roughly 10,000 under the new DoD strategy the Pentagon revealed last week. Also the Army's service chief indicated DoD plans to ask Congress for two more rounds of base realignments and closures.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , strategic guidance , Budget Control Act , Army , Air Force , BRAC , workforce , end strength , Norton Schwartz , Raymond Odierno ,

Monday - 01/30/2012, 05:25am EST
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Army praised for management turnaround at Arlington cemetery

The investigative agency that originally detailed huge management problems at Arlington National Cemetery a year and a half ago says there's been a dramatic improvement. The challenge now is maintaining the momentum.

Tags: DoD , Army , Arlington Cemetery , Congress , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Peter Vangjel , Army Inspector General , GAO , Brian Lepore , Army Information Technology Agency , Kathryn Condon , management ,

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 06:42am EST
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DoD would change strategy even without budget pressure, Pentagon says

Declining budgets are a factor, but not the only factor in DoD's new strategic guidance. In this week's edition of On DoD, Pentagon spokesman George Little and Capt. John Kirby tell Federal News Radio the department would be implementing a new strategy with or without today's fiscal pressure.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , strategic guidance , John Kirby , George Little ,

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 01:13pm EST
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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 , House Armed Services Committee , 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 , DoD Report

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 05:24am EST
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Air Force: Underperforming programs will suffer in 2013 budget

In next year's budget, key factors for program funding are performance, performance and performance, the Air Force's top acquisition official said.

Tags: Air Force , DoD , DoD budget , acquisition , NETCENTS , NETCENTS 2 , ERP , IT acquisition , David Van Buren ,

Monday - 01/23/2012, 09:39am EST
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Navy breaks ground on second-largest federal solar project

The Navy has signed a deal to start funneling green energy to its largest base. Instead of costing money, the project will save money, Navy and industry officials say.

Tags: DoD , Energy , SunPower , Navy , China Lake , Clifford Maurer , power purchase agreement , Green government , Karen Butterfield ,

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:08am EST
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Air Force reducing energy consumption in the air, on bases

The Air Force is hungry for energy like no agency in the federal government. The service's top energy official says they're trying to have a smaller appetite without hindering their mission.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , Air Force , Energy , Green government , Kevin Geiss ,

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 05:06am EST
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Bill takes federal plain language requirements a step further

Agencies already are under the gun to put their public communications into plain language. A congressman behind the original effort now wants to get rid of government jargon in federal regulations.

Tags: Congress , OMB , open government , Plain Language Act , OIRA , Cass Sunstein , management , Bruce Braley , regulations , rulemaking ,

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 05:17am EST
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