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Brad Carson: DoD Personnel System Behind Developments in HR Practices

Brad Carson, acting defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness, is working to overhaul a Pentagon personnel management system that he believes has fallen behind developments in civilian human resources, Defense News reported Wednesday. Joe Gould writes that Carson, who is also undersecretary of the U.S. Army, told an Association of the United States Army event …

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Brad Carson: Pentagon Needs to Implement Flexible Military Workforce System

Brad Carson, acting defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness, has said he plans to overhaul practices in the Defense Department’s military personnel management system, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has asked Carson, who also serves as undersecretary of the Department of the Army, to present …

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Army Secretary John McHugh to Leave Post in November

U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh will step down from his role by Nov. 1, 2015 after weeks of discussions with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work. “Secretary McHugh has been a tremendous public servant for decades, and he has helped lead the Army through a period of challenge …

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Senate Committee Tells DoD to Standardize Drone Pilot Training

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have urged the Defense Department to establish a standardized training program for military unmanned aerial vehicle pilots. The two senators told Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in a letter published Wednesday that DoD needs to address drone …

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