DHS has done a good job of hashing out short-term policy matters, but long-term planning has lagged, says Assistant Secretary C. Stewart Verdery Jr.
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Move follows allegations that the Army failed to process hundreds of supplemental life insurance policies for activated Army personnel deployed to dangerous destinations abroad.
Michael Chertoff acknowledges “controversy and concern” about recently announced overhaul of the department’s personnel system.
GOP leaders aim to place such issues at the forefront of the domestic appropriations agenda, ahead of education, health research and other social programs.
Project for the New American Century seeks boost of at least 25,000 troops each year over the next several years, says administration has "unfortunately resisted" increases.
NNSA levies an historic fine on the University of California for mismanagement at nuclear laboratory.
Supporters say special advisory board is needed to address issues that FAMS director has been unable to resolve.
Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Tom Davis want to review new personnel system before it is deployed governmentwide.
GAO report says five departments lack integrated strategy against nuclear, chemical and bioweapons threats.