Government Executive Vol. 38 No.9
June 1, 2006
Man With A Plan
New Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad W. Allen charts a future focused on improved emergency response, tighter ties with the Navy and better equipment for missions far out to sea.
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Reeling In Business
Federal financial centers compete with companies to lure government customers.
By Kimberly Palmer
Netcentric In a Snap
The goal of netcentric warfare is to enable troops to adapt on the fly, but that means technology has to become plug-and-play.
By David Perera
Waiting for Clearance
Background checks for more contract workers could tip the backlog. By Kimberly Palmer
The Air Force's F-22 fighter program is taking fire from all sides. By Katherine McIntire Peters
FAA and unions deadlock over plan to rein in controller salaries. By Beth Dickey
Cost and maintenance questions linger for airliner missile defense. By Zack Phillips
The military must foster partnerships as it focuses on stability operations. By Brian Friel
The Scenic Route
Using the national parks as a platform catches voter attention. By Charles Mahtesian
Bosses often tout bad apples as terrific employees just to get rid of them. By William N. Rudman
Seven ways to prepare for executive leadership. By Peter H. Daly
IN EVERY ISSUE
It's tough to speak truth to willful civilian leaders.
Flu bucks, hard cards and 40 acres for a school.
Is JFK's call to service enough for this generation? By Tom Shoop
June 1, 2006