Government Executive : Vol. 39 No. 5 (4/1/07)
April 1, 2007
Concerns mount about the latest effort to control U.S. borders.
By Zack Phillips
Back to Iraq
A hardened Army 3rd Infantry Division prepares for an unprecedented third combat tour.
By Greg Grant
Close scrutiny and tough rules slow down interagency contracting shops.
By David Perera
The Marine Corps aims to add cultural knowledge to its arsenal. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Two exceptions to the burdensome federal hiring process could disappear. By Karen Rutzick
The Air Force's premier fighter makes its overseas debut, but there's a hitch. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Loud and Clear
Homeland Security's Deputy Secretary Michael Jackson answers to his employees. By Karen Rutzick
Walking the Talk
Getting first responders on the same wavelength requires more than just new technology. By David Perera and Jonathan Marino
Retirement surge and empty pipeline fears mostly are unfounded. By Brian Friel
The Success of Failure
There's a reason people keep making the same mistakes. By Shane Harris
By the Numbers
ATF uses statistics to pump up its crime-fighting skills. By John A. Torres
Working Across Boundaries
Using a common blueprint, the Navy learns lessons in the art of IT strategy. By William W. Casey
Case of imprisoned Border Control agents returns issue to forefront. By Charles Mahtesian
IN EVERY ISSUE
Agencies outsource more and more work that is vital to core missions.
Leaders and managers; thinking inside the box; clearing the clearance clog.
Agencies are paying the price for keeping more information hidden from public view. By Tom Shoop
April 1, 2007