DEFENSE - ALL ARTICLES

Results 10051-10060 of 11225

Homeland Security employees will retain whistleblower rights

Most, and possibly all, employees of the new Homeland Security Department will have full whistleblower protections under a provision in the homeland security bill.

Sticking together

For a change, Navy and Marine Corps leaders aren't battling each other in defense spending fights.

Pentagon takes expanded role in closing bases

The Pentagon is taking a far greater role than it has in the past in deciding which military bases should be closed in 2005. As a result, the military services will have less say in deciding which bases are shut down or realigned.

Homeland bill includes personnel, benefits changes for all agencies

Agencies across the federal government will get new personnel powers and incentives for employees under the bill creating the new Department of Homeland Security.

Bush, Senate GOP win big on homeland security bill

President Bush won a hard-fought victory Tuesday on homeland security legislation when the Senate rejected a Democratic effort to strip controversial amendments to the bill and then passed it on a 90-9 vote.

Transportation agency hires 44,000 screeners; union aims for them

The Transportation Security Administration met a congressional deadline to federalize passenger screeners at the nation’s 429 major airports, hiring more than 44,000 employees in the last year, Bush administration officials said Monday.