White House: Doctors Without Borders Incident Is a 'Tragedy'

There will be three investigations into the incident, the White House press secretary said Monday.

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Navy Employees Lose Furlough Case on Appeal

Court upholds MSPB’s ruling favoring agency in case involving 2013 sequester furloughs.

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$460 Million CYBERCOM Contract Coming this Month; ‘Cyber Joint Munitions’ Help Wanted


The first job under the forthcoming contract to outsource all mission support involves a lot of digital munitions-making.

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Congress Keeps Cuts to Pentagon Travel Per Diems

The final version of the fiscal 2016 Defense authorization bill does not repeal a policy that resulted in lower per diems for long-term government travelers.

Nextgov DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar

Director: DARPA's Cyber Strategy So Far Has Been 'Patch and Pray'

DARPA needs to adopt commercial technology and re-purpose it for military use, Arati Prabhakar said.

The Pentagon Used to Hook Everything To The Internet. Now It’s a ‘Big Problem’

The Internet of Things is supposed to make life easier. For the Pentagon, the quintessential early adopter, it has made life much harder

Reports: HBO and Snapchat Are Helping the Government Fight ISIL Propaganda

To date, the government hasn't been able to create a counter-narrative that works.

Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., introduced the bill.

Troops Would Get Paid On Time During Shutdown Under Bill

Republican reintroduces Pay Our Military Act, which would also ensure some civilians do not miss a paycheck if government closes.

John McCain: Pentagon’s Lack of Cyber Policy Is Illegal

Senators pressed Defense and intelligence officials on rules of war for cyberspace at a Tuesday hearing.

Congress Gives Disabled Vets Hired as Feds Advance Sick Leave

Bill aims to help wounded warriors get to doctors’ appointments without eating up leave.

A member of the Navy parachute demonstration team jumps during the capabilities portion of the SEAL West Coast Reunion in 2012.

Starting in 2016, Women Can Be Navy SEALs

It won't be easy, says a Naval commander, but "[it's] the right thing to do."


Both DOD and the Intelligence Community are Working on Major IT Upgrades. Will They Work Together?

The two initiatives must play well with each other to ensure national security imperatives are best executed across all missions and personnel levels.