Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers, DoD Intell Undersecretary, to Retire From Gov’t in April

Michael Vickers Michael Vickers, defense undersecretary for intelligence since March 2011, will retire from the federal government on April 30 after a four-decade career that saw him ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Better Buying Power 3.0 Implementation Guide in The Works

Frank Kendall The Defense Department is working on a set of guidelines for how to implement the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative in the Pentagon’s push to modify the way it ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: Congress ‘Reluctant’ to Accept Pentagon’s BRAC Proposal, Modernization Hit Under Sequester

Robert Work Congress has been reluctant to accept the Defense Department‘s proposal for another Base Realignment and Closure Round the Pentagon believes could help it reallocate ...
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House Passes DHS Budget Legislation for Rest of FY 2015

The House voted 257-167 Tuesday to pass legislation that funds the Department of Homeland Security through the rest of the current 2015 fiscal year that will go to the White House ...
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Profile: Dr. David Honey, ODNI Science and Technology Director

Dr. David Honey serves as director of science and technology at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where he works to identify strategies for the integration of scientific ...
Ashton Carter

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as the country’s next defense secretary in the same week that Congress received an authorization request from ...
Ashton Carter

Senate Armed Services Panel Moves Ashton Carter Nomination Forward

Ashton Carter The Senate Armed Services Committee voted Tuesday to approve the nomination of Ashton Carter for the defense secretary post, SASC Republicans said on Twitter Tuesday ...
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Panel Puts Forth Military Retirement Reform Proposals

A panel tasked to examine the military’s retirement benefits system has sent a proposal to Capitol Hill that would put troops placed at boot camp in the Thrift Savings Plan, ...
Marilyn Tavenner

Marilyn Tavenner to Depart CMS in February

Marilyn Tavenner Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will leave the agency in February and be succeeded in the interim by Principal Deputy Administrator ...
Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini to Leave GSA in February, Denise Turner Roth Named Acting Chief

Dan Tangherlini Dan Tangherlini, head of the General Services Administration for nearly three years, has informed employees in a letter posted to GSA’s website Thursday that he ...