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Justice IG Blasts Marshals Service Over Contractor-Run Prison

Watchdog cites understaffing and triple bunking of Leavenworth detainees.

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Government’ Biggest Cyber Problem Will Be Contractors’ Big Opportunity, Report Says

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If the government can't hire cyber talent, it will continue to seek outside support, a market analysis said.

More Competition Key to Improving OASIS, GSA IG Says

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The agency's inspector general had suggestions, not complaints, about the professional services contract.

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EPA Awards $58M Contract for Environmental Modeling

IT contractor CSRA will provide hardware and software to EPA’s existing high-performance computing system, among other things.

Obama-Era Acquisition Leaders Welcome Trump Efficiency Efforts

Category management and shared services are likely to continue, officials say.

Trump's 'Buy American' Order Draws Mixed Reviews from Contractors

Agencies are tasked with maximizing domestic product content and curbing waivers.

Trump Orders Agencies to Buy American or Face Consequences

“Agencies will be held strictly accountable for any failure to fulfill the buy American mission,” an administration official said.

Report was written for Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

Indefinite Delivery Contracts Make Up a Third of Agency Awards

GAO tells senator more than half were sole-source, two-thirds single-award.

Pentagon Headed to Court Against Small Business Advocate

Judge sets December trial for unfulfilled FOIA request on mystery contracting program.

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GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service to Revamp Customer Service to the Tune of $1.3M

CenturyLink will provide hosted contact center and voice-over IP services to FAS as part of its contact center modernization project.

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Counterintelligence Chief: Contractors 'Kicking Butt' in Combating Insider Threats

Anticipating problems is a “team sport,” top official says.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett launches its first tomahawk land attack missile while testing its tactical tomahawk weapons system in 2014.

The U.S. is About to Stop Buying Tomahawk Missiles, Like the Ones That Hit Syria

But it’s planning to upgrade its existing stock — and lay the groundwork for a next-generation cruise missile.

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DHS Achieves an Acquisition First for the Agency

The department's acquisition programs have struggled for years, but there are signs of a turnaround.

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