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Ashton Carter: DoD to Create Chief Innovation Officer Role

The Defense Department plans to appoint a chief innovation officer to serve as a senior adviser to the secretary and lead programs such as the Defense Innovation Board’s suggested activities, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told a Center for Strategic and International Studies event that …

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Adm. John Richardson Releases Navy Civilian Workforce Framework

Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, has issued a framework on how to help boost the U.S. Navy‘s civilian workforce and called on other commands to develop strategies that will support service branch-wide goals, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes the framework covers a model for a civilian Navy …

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GAO: DoD’s February Status Report Lacks Info on Military, Civilian, Contractor Workforces

The Government Accountability Office has found the Defense Department‘s February 2016 report did not include all required information on military, civilian and contracted services workforces to demonstrate cost savings. GAO said Wednesday DoD did not meet section 955 of the National Defense Authorization Act that requires the department to report costs of civilian and …

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Ray Mabus: Navy Implements Assessment Program to Promote Professional Growth for Officers, Civilians

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has directed a new set of policies and procedures to implement a program that supports ongoing efforts for professional growth among uniformed Navy and Marine Corps officers plus the supporting civilian workforce. The Navy said Thursday the Full and Inclusive Review program will use the 360-degree review multi-rater assessment for all military …

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Air Force Unveils Placement Efforts to Address Civilian Labor Overage

The U.S. Air Force has announced it will implement reduction-in-force authority through April 4 as part of efforts to rebalance its civilian workforce and meet defense funding goals for fiscal 2016. The move comes after the Air Force identified more than 1,000 “overage” civilian positions across 48 facilities during a command …

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Pentagon Drafts Plan to Reform Civilian Personnel Mgmt System

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is reviewing the Defense Department‘s draft Force of the Future blueprint that proposes 11 strategies to reform the way DoD recruits and trains its civilian workforce, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Aaron Boyd writes DoD proposed to form a digital services team at its Washington and Silicon …

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