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Military recruiting improving, but remains fragile

Military leaders are cautiously optimistic about the services’ improving ability to recruit and retain adequate numbers of troops, but they warn that it’s far too soon to claim victory in the ongoing battle to sustain the all-volunteer force.

Report shows procurement spending on the rise

The federal government increased its procurement spending by 7.3 percent in fiscal 2000, one of the largest increases in all spending categories, according to new statistics from the Census Bureau.

Foreign Service spouses seek better retirement benefits

Foreign Service officers’ spouses who worked part-time for the government would regain lost retirement benefits under a bill introduced recently in the House.