Most employees would still work, but operations would be disrupted significantly.
Congress is working on a deal to avoid a DHS shutdown, but the department says it must prepare for the worst.
Bob McDonald says misstatement about serving in the Special Forces resulted from trying to connect with homeless vet.
Move comes on heels of Carter visit and rethinking of U.S. troop strength.
The U.S. chief technology officer said she remains hopeful about the prospects for change -- especially in Silicon Valley.
The bid protestors contend the contract re-up is an improper sole-source request for cloud services that would give VMware an unfair advantage competing for DOD’s growing cloud demand.
Both chambers likely will spend the week refusing to budge on DHS funding.
More than 85 percent of the department’s employees would have to report to work without pay, based on 2013 plans.
A look at which parts of the department would have the most employees still on the job, based on 2013 plans.
A processing error at the Defense payroll agency affected retirement deductions related to Roth accounts.
Flexible workplace strategies would help accommodate 17,000 employees in an area originally planned for 14,000.