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Administration Offers New Proposal on OCI

A new proposal on thorny conflict-of-interest regulations issued by the Obama administration conflicts with a draft proposal the Defense Department issued last year, according to a report in Federal Computer Week. The administration’s new proposal is actually less stringent than DoD’s version, per the report, giving individual program managers more …

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New Defense Secretary Panetta Expected to Wield Budget Ax

In his new role as head honcho of the Defense Department, observers say Leon Panetta — maybe even more than predecessor Robert Gates — is expected to continue and perhaps even expand departmental budget cuts and cost-savings. His managerial elan, which earned him rave reviews at the CIA where he …

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Report: Panetta to Replace Gates at Defense; Petraeus to CIA

A national-security personnel shakeup is coming, according to various media reports, as the Obama administration looks to fill the opening that will be left when Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates departs later this year. According to the AP, which first broke the story, CIA Director Leon Panetta will take the …

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New Army Chief of Staff to Shake up Status Quo

No matter the challenges that lie ahead, the United States Army is prepared to respond “with the same courage and resolve with which it has responded over the past 235 years,”  said Gen. Martin Dempsey, who was confirmed as the next Army chief of staff by the Senate last month …

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