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Secret Service Director Joe Clancy testifies on Capitol Hill.

Lawmakers Threaten New Secret Service Chief's Job, Tell Him to Fire More Agents

Scandals are emblematic of 'elitist and arrogant' federal workforce, panel says.

Rep. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee provides opening remarks before the start of the House Armed Services Committee Hearing last week.

New House Armed Services Chairman Flexes Muscles for Pentagon Buyers

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry flexes his new muscles in attempt to give Pentagon program managers breathing room

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan plans to back the budget with extra defense money.

Welcome to the House GOP's Budget Improv

After repeatedly changing strategy, Republican leaders finally appear to have a plan for passage.

"We’ve determined that changing the distance calculation will help ensure more veterans have access to care when and where they want it," VA Secretary Bob McDonald stated.

Twice as Many Vets Will Now Be Eligible for Non-VA Care

After pressure, department changes Choice program requirement related to calculating a vet’s distance from the nearest VA facility.

Mechanics at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., inspect a UH-1N Huey.

Some Feds Just Got a 34 Percent Pay Boost

The change affects blue-collar workers in western North Dakota, where the oil and natural gas boom have increased private wages and the cost of living.

A customer checks out at the commissary at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.

Union Decries Pentagon’s Proposed Cuts to Commissary Subsidy

AFGE warns of “Walmartization” as DoD retailers struggle to stay open.

TSA Gave Expedited Screening to Former Domestic Terror Group Member

A supervisor overruled an alert officer who recognized the felon and raised concerns.

An F-35 Integrated Test Force completes a series of night flights, on December 27, 2013.

Pentagon: The Costs of Major Weapon Systems Are Finally Coming Down

More than four years since Ashton Carter took on reforming Pentagon acquisition, the cost of the largest arms projects is beginning to stabilize, defense officials say.

Michael Vickers, then-acting undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence and the Assistant Secretary of Defense, greets U.S. Special Forces soldiers from Special Operations Task Force East on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan.

The Pentagon’s Top Intelligence Chief Is Out

Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers announced his retirement from service by the end of April.