An independent commission has raised questions about the Pentagon's effort to transform the military into a more expeditionary force based in the United States.
NEWS - ALL ARTICLES
U.S. Conference of Mayors also recommends "fixing" role of Federal Emergency Management Agency.
George Foresman currently serves as the Virginia governor's assistant for preparedness.
Negotiators left to work out differences with House, which voted to cut the program.
Democrats will have difficulty introducing provision on independent Katrina commission.
Bill also includes language to help federal employees in public-private job competitions.
House committee advances bill to grant department's lawyers same benefits as other white-collar workers.
Agency needs larger staff, better communications capabilities, secretary says.
Announcement appears to solidify agency plans to avoid GSA’s Networx.
Role would be largely policy-oriented and advisory, observers say.