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Part 1: 25 years ago, Goldwater-Nichols united the Pentagon

It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.

Tags: DoD , management , reorganization , Goldwater-Nichols Act , Barry Goldwater , Sam Nunn , Bill Nichols , James Locher , David Jones , Ike Skelton , Rudy deLeon , Lindsey Graham , Jared Serbu , Army , Navy , Air Force , Marines

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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Postwar Marines: smaller, less focused on land war

Congress ponders the question: Does a nation drowning in debt really need two armies?

Tags: DoD , Marine Corps , James Amos , Mike Mullen , Congress

Sunday - 12/04/2011, 10:06am EST

Senate votes to expand Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Senate approved an amendment to the sweeping defense bill by voice vote Monday night despite opposition of the current chairman and service chiefs.

Tags: DoD , National Guard , Senate , Patrick Leahy , Lindsey Graham

Monday - 11/28/2011, 07:43pm EST

Friday morning federal headlines - Nov. 11, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: DoD , Federal Drive , IRS , GAO

Friday - 11/11/2011, 08:22am EST

Analysis: National Guard has 'earned seat' at Joint Chiefs of Staff table

Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the former adjutant general for the Tennessee National Guard, who now serves as the president of the National Guard Association of the United States joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss why the National Guard should be included in the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Senate is set to take up the issue this week.

Tags: Congress , Senate , National Guard , Martin Dempsey , Federal Drive , Gus Hargett , NGAUS

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 12:17pm EST
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Dempsey advises against adding National Guard to Joint Chiefs

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said he will recommend to Congress that the chief of the National Guard bureau not become a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He announced the decision ahead of expected Congressional testimony later this week so service members would hear it from him first, before hearing it on the news.

Tags: Martin Dempsey , DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , National Guard

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 07:21am EST

Crowdsourcing helps rebuild Health.mil

The Military Health System has launched a new Health.mil website that provides a single point of entry to military health news, information and resources.

Tags: technology , health.mil , Defense , Army , Navy , Marine Corps , Air Force , Coast Guard , TRICARE , eBenefits , Kristi Beck

Tuesday - 03/16/2010, 10:30am EDT
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Dempsey begins work as chairman of the Joint Chiefs behind desk rife with history

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's first day on the job was Monday, and he settled in behind a desk also used by Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines during World War II.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Martin Dempsey ,

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 11:33am EDT

Cybersecurity policy can't exist in vacuum

General James Cartwright said the recent DoD cybersecurity strategy is an important first step in making sure cybersecurity policy is integrated across both the Pentagon and government.

Tags: cybersecurity , DoD , James Cartwright ,

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 07:16pm EDT

Analysis: What should be Panetta's top concerns at DoD?

The new DoD secretary will need to concentrate on military spending cuts and withdrawing troops from the Middle East, according to Lawrence Korb, a former assistant secretary of defense under President Reagan.

Tags: Leon Panetta , DoD , Afghanistan , budget , troops , Robert Gates , Martin Dempsey , management , people , Jory Heckman , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 06/24/2011, 07:11pm EDT
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