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As New Book Arrives, Pentagon Warns Special Operators Against Leaks

Defense secretary, SOCOM remind troops to keep secrets as new details of bin Laden raid and other missions emerge.

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Agencies Should Celebrate Their Accomplishments

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There is no better way to motivate high performance than making it public.

Recruits Begin a Year-long Isolation Mission to Simulate Mars

An actual trip to the red planet for the NASA recruits could take up to three years.

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Obama Restores Mount McKinley to Its Original Name of Denali

The park encompassing the mountain has been called Denali National Park since 1980.

Can Joe Biden Be an Alternative to Hillary Clinton?

Some Democrats are desperate for the VP to join the 2016 field.

NOAA Maps The Raging Future of American Wildfires

The risk of major blazes could increase 600 percent by mid-century, say scientists.

Here's How JSOC Became a Manhunting Machine

A brief history of special operations, from Panama to the war on terror.

Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds 1.3 Percent Raise in 2016

Proposal would lift locality pay for first time in six years.

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The Secret Suffering of the Middle Manager

All of the downsides of being a subordinate, combined with all of the downsides of having to tell people to do things they don't want to do.

FEMA Director Michael Brown, left, discusses preparation efforts for Hurricane Frances Sept. 1, 2004, at the National Hurricane Center in Miami with NHC director Max Mayfield.

Ex-FEMA Chief Makes No Apologies for Katrina Performance

In extended interview, Michael Brown goes after news media, DHS, state and local indecisiveness.

Buzz Aldrin speaks on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2014.

Buzz Aldrin Wants to Colonize Mars

He says he has a "master plan" to colonize the planet by 2039.

Mailman Randy Ramie delivers mail Feb. 23, 2006, in New Orleans.

How the Postal Service Managed a Remarkable Response During Katrina

Employees got work, mail was delivered and normalcy, eventually, was restored.

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