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GSA Swears in Acquisition Chief as Predecessor Emerges as Whistleblower

Alan Thomas promises insight as an “outsider.”

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CSRA Will Build the Next MilCloud

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The Falls Church, Virginia-based IT contractor captured the IDIQ contract, valued at up to $500 million.

Should DCAA Hand Certain Audits to Commercial Firms?

Acquisition reforms prompt defense of agency’s expertise, mission.

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The Patrouille de France air demonstration team performs a flyby to signify the official start of the Paris Air Show on June 19.

Global Demand for U.S. Weapons 'Busier Than Ever' in Trump Era, So Far

Large American delegation at Paris Air Show reassures allies worried about disengagement.

Afghan National Army recruits stand in formation during their graduation ceremony at the Kabul Military Training Center Sept. 22, 2011

U.S. Wastes $28 Million on Afghan Soldiers's Uniforms, Watchdog Says

A report deemed the camouflage pattern inappropriate for a country that is only 2.1 percent forest.

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, while a Republican House Member from South Carolina, said at a July 2016 hearing that he was interested in reviving the A-76 public-private competitions.

OMB 'Out of Practice' on Competitive Sourcing, Adviser Says

Springer skeptical that Trump should end moratorium on A-76 bidding by private contractors yet.

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon said the agency acts as "counselor and mentor for networking and helping you all the way, answering your questions."

SBA Chief Promises Women Contractors Greater Efficiency

McMahon touts her agency as vital to the nation’s 29 million small businesses.

Contracting Dispute Delays OPM's Background Investigations Processing

GAO says OPM made an award for support services unfairly.

A Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flies over Sicily Drop Zone during the 82nd Airborne Divison's Airborne Review, located on Fort Bragg, N.C., May 25, 2017.

Boeing to Cut 50 Executives, Reorganize Defense Business

Fresh off a move to from St. Louis to Washington, the firm’s defense division says it’s removing a layer of bureaucracy.

Marshals conduct operations in 2012 in New Orleans.

The Private-prison Industry Has One Big Client That No One Talks About

The upending of Obama-era reforms by the Trump administration could mean even more detainees in custody for an agency that has no jails of its own.

Treasury Managers Stress Teamwork in Major Information Technology Upgrade

Cloud services award will come Wednesday amid Trump budget uncertainty.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, as a part of the confirmation process March 30, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

New Air Force Secretary Sounds a Lot Like the Old One

In her first Washington event, Heather Wilson says the service needs new planes, faster.

A technical trainer for CACI Inc. provides guidance to a solider from the 41st Fires Brigade, during a familiarization fire with the PAS-13 sight at Fort Hood, Texas in 2013.

Private Defense Companies Are Here to Stay – What Does That Mean For National Security?

For-profit corporations are deeply embedded in US national security infrastructure – and they're not going anywhere."

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