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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

House Veterans Affairs Committee members are no longer asking the Veterans Affairs Department to improve their cybersecurity. They want to tell them how to do it. A new bill introduced Wednesday would be among the most perspective cyber bills that any agency has seen in almost a decade. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller was a guest on In Depth with Francis Rose. In Depth with details on the bill and reaction to it. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

Tags: House , Jason Miller , In Depth , cyber

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:03pm EDT
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Connecting People to People, Anywhere, Anytime, On Any Device

March 20th, 2012
This panel will discuss the leading trends to the adoption of Unified Communications, key benefits of moving to a UC platform and the acquisition process, considerations, risks and /or constraints agencies have to keep in mind as they move towards a UC platform.

Tags: technology , General Dynamics , Mike Krieger , Tom Temin , Army , Horace Blackman , John Walsh

Friday - 03/16/2012, 01:05am EDT
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VA, OPM implement promising practices for next generation of SESers

A new report by the Partnership for Public Service and McKinsey and Company found inconsistencies among agencies in how they recruit and develop their Senior Executive Service members. That lack of standardized leadership development is causing some to question whether senior executives will be prepared to replace long-time managers who are retiring at a fast rate.

Tags: management , workforce , SES , OPM , Steve Shih , Nani Coloretti , Treasury , Christine Kluh , Partnership for Public Service , McKinsey and Company , Nora Gardner , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:45am EDT
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Veterans group calls for legislative fix to VA contracting rule

Vietnam Veterans of America alleges the Veterans Affairs Department's service-disabled veteran-owned business set aside program is keeping legitimately qualified companies from competing for VA contracts. The group advocates loosening a rule that requires service-disabled veterans maintain unconditional control of all business decisions.

Tags: SBA , contracting , Congress , Bill Johnson , Thomas Leney , Ruben Gomez , Rick Weidman , Vietnam Veterans of America , Small business contracting , industry , House Veterans Affairs Committee

Monday - 08/13/2012, 05:16am EDT
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Panetta urges greater emphasis on mental health

In confronting a surge of suicides within the military, commanding officers must make it understood that seeking help for the stresses of war should be seen as a sign of strength rather than as a sign of weakness, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday.

Tags: DoD , Leon Panetta , Federal Drive , DoD Report

Friday - 06/22/2012, 02:05pm EDT

In Depth interviews - June 21

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: Michael Hicks , Hart Rossman , John Sepulveda , Mike Sullivan , Jeff Steinhoff , Northrop Grumman , Cybersecurity Update , SAIC , Government Accountability Office , F-35 Joint Strike Fighter , KPMG Government Institute , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 06/22/2012, 01:58am EDT

My HealtheVet - The Gateway to Veterans Health and Wellness

Tom Temin, of the Federal Drive, has an in depth discussion with the experts and users about the My HealtheVet program. He reviews the clinical applications of the new upgraded system and what that means for Veterans today and for the future.

Tags: Tom Temin , My HealtheVet , Theresa Hancock , Dr. Ross Fletcher , Craig Carpenter , Madhulika Agarwal , pay and benefit , veteran , health

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 12:17pm EDT
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Almost half of new vets seek disability

A staggering 45 percent of the 1.6 million veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are now seeking compensation for injuries they say are service-related.

Tags: PTSD , DoD , Afghanistan and Iraq , Disabled American Veterans , National Guard and Reserves

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 01:42pm EDT

AFGE Celebrates National Nurses Week - May 4th, 2012 and May 11th, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox, 8th District National Vice President Jane Nygaard and Legislative Representative Marilyn Park preview National Nurses Week May 6 - 12. The trio discusses challenges federal nurses face at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Prisons and Department of Defense and highlights the union's Nurses Steering Committee.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , J. David Cox , Jane Nygaard , Marilyn Park , Bureau of Prisons , DoD , House of Representatives , Senate

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 06:23pm EDT
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Military Health System must balance old, new health IT

Karen Guice, the acting CIO for the Military Health System, said her office is working the Veterans Affairs Department to ensure the transition to the new electronic health record from legacy systems is as seamless as possible. She said DoD and VA are working on a data taxonomy.
April 5, 2012(Encore presentation June 14, 2012)

Tags: technology , Karen Guice , Military Health System , DoD , health IT , Integrated health records system , Barclay Butler , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/06/2012, 12:54am EDT
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