Veteran Suicides Highlight Tragic Consequences of Bureaucracy

Senate hearing on improving mental health care access for vets poignantly underscores the new secretary’s management challenges.

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The CIA Reviewed Books About Snowden and Is Not Impressed

The spy agency describes Glenn Greenwald’s recent book as full of “bitter ad hominem rationale.”

Navy May Allow Sailors To Take a Break From the Military

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The chief of naval personnel says the service needs to adapt to the changing job market. By Marcus Weisgerber

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The Government Just Found the Funds to Give Firefighters High-Speed Internet Everywhere

The nationwide data network recommended by the 9/11 Commission will help responders talk to each other.

Why Air Force Cadets Need to Study Philosophy

Greater emphasis on humanities means more well-rounded decision making.

Nextgov Member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.

Will Veterans' Data Ever Truly Be Secure?

"Every day, industry is finding new ways that things can be exploited," VA CIO told Congress.

"I can not find anybody who's lost their job for screwing up, and there have been a lot of screwups in Afghanistan, and that's a problem," John Sopko said.

IG: Corruption in Afghanistan Getting 'Significantly Worse'

A top watchdog said it "seems like nobody is responsible for anything."

Nextgov The Phoenix VA Health Care Center.

Watchdog: VA Still Not Doing Enough to Address IT Vulnerabilities

VA information security weaknesses are again in the crosshairs of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.

Nextgov hree statues portraying a wounded soldier being helped, stand on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital, Monday, June 9, 2014.

Before Buying New Scheduling System, VA Plans to Kick the Tires

VA is putting the finishing touches on its proposed shopping list for buying updated scheduling software.

Transmission rate remains high in Sierra Leone.

Why It's Too Early to Forget About Ebola

The Ebola outbreak is far from over in West Africa. Pay attention, America.

Mitt Romney Says Obama Shouldn't Rule Out Boots on the Ground in Iraq

The former presidential contender on Sunday gave the president some advice on both foreign and domestic policy.

Pentagon Orders Overhaul of Nuclear-Missile Squad After Cheating Scandals

The Defense secretary said the force will need billions more in funding over the next five years.

Five Things You Could Buy for the Price of an F-35

How $180 million could improve national security.