The volume and complexity of procurement requirements threaten to overwhelm nascent workforce gains.
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Auditors find delays and cost overruns in major weapons programs.
If confirmed, Ashton Carter would take over weapons buying at a time when President Obama and Capitol Hill leaders are pushing for major changes in the way the Defense Department does business.
The 2007 provision requires Homeland Security to ensure that all U.S.-bound containers are scanned abroad by 2012.
Bills would place cyber adviser in White House, regulate private network security .
Defense, State and USAID say they are committed to success of common procurement database.
Escalating drug-related violence in Mexico could trigger demagoguery in U.S. politics.
The most expensive and far-reaching technological endeavor in the Army's history faces budget cuts, possible cancellation.
Legislation would eliminate knowledge, skills and abilities essays, and require plain-language job postings.
A shortage of government engineers and contract managers contributes to problems, says report.