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Government Executive : Vol. 45 No. 6 (September 2013)

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Sep 01, 2013 – Vol. 45, No. 6

  • Leading on Borrowed Time

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowA gridlocked presidential appointments process leaves many agencies operating with acting chiefs.
  • Beyond the Breach

    By Aliya SternsteinarrowThe Thrift Savings Plan bounces back from the theft of personal data on thousands of beneficiaries.
  • Tech Roundup

    By Aliya Sternstein, Bob Brewin and Joseph MarksarrowGhost viruses, ID iris scans, lagging IT reform.
  • A Bidder’s EZ Button

    By Joseph MarksarrowBeta website simplifies the contracting process.
  • The Editor

    No Excuses

    By Tom Shoop arrow How to be effective even under today’s trying conditions.
  • Hotline On the Hill

    By Charles S. ClarkarrowCongressional tip line lends an ear to whistleblowers whose complaints have gone unanswered.
  • Around Government

    By Rebecca Carroll, Susan Fourney and Eric KatzarrowGI films, STEMM jobs, David Walker on waste.
  • America’s Other 1 Percent

    By Kellie LunneyarrowIt's time for vets and civilians to really get to know each other.
  • Ambition vs. Ability

    By Kevin Baron, DefensearrowGen. Martin Dempsey’s next mission is to balance global strategy with fiscal reality.

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