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America Just Launched Its 500th Drone Strike

The 13-year-old tactic, once intended to be rare, has become completely routine.

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What the Obama Immigration Action Means for Federal Agencies

Some Homeland Security agencies will be getting new employees, while others may pay workers differently.

VA’s Aggressive Plan for Shedding Its 'Back-to-the-Future' Era Scheduling System

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VA is now taking bids for commercial software to replace a clunky 1980s-era system for scheduling medical appointments.

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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.”

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation to expand veterans' access to suicide prevention and mental health services.

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.

Defense One Vice Adm. William Moran chats with Defense One Managing Editor Stephanie Gaskell at the annual Defense One Summit.

Navy May Allow Sailors To Take a Break From the Military

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

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.

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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.

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