The deal is part of an $818 million program to replace a 1980s-era watch-list system.
Man suspected of starting the blaze was a contract employee.
The Pentagon estimates that it is spending up to $10 million per day in Iraq and Syria.
VA aims to roll out new software to first 300 users in 2016.
More DATA Act considerations.
Consider moving legacy systems to the cloud, GAO says.
Local governments make better use of SMS.
Park Service taps cash from other parks to pay down debt to the current contractor and make the new agreement more attractive.
OMB still rejects GAO recommendation to issue further guidance.
The latest version of the Better Buying Power initiative aims to improve acquisition, but contractors say it’s too limited.