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GAO faults disaster recovery plan for critical networks

Auditors say Homeland Security does not have an effective plan to ensure national infrastructure bounces back from crisis.

Webb to stall future Defense nominations over JFCOM

Virginia Democrat accuses Pentagon of slow response to requests for information on closure of Norfolk-based command.

Army touts off-the-shelf helicopter purchases

Official says government is benefiting significantly from adoption of a commercially developed aircraft.

John Potter, a 32-year vet of the agency, will leave Dec. 3.

Postmaster general steps down

John Potter departs amid Postal Service’s ongoing fiscal crisis and workforce challenges.

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Federal travel spending site takes flight

JunketSleuth.com aims to hold government accountable for trip expenses.

Potential compromise offered on Afghan private security ban

Karzai asks foreign representatives for a list of projects that require protection.

From Nextgov.com: Flaw found in systems that track recovery-related spending at Transportation

IG says inadequate controls expose databases and website users to hacking risks.

Bush will discuss Iraq, 9/11, financial crisis in book

Memoir focusing on major presidential decisions is set for a Nov. 9 release.

'Don't ask, don't tell' divides secretaries, commanders

Top Defense political appointees support repealing ban on gays serving openly in the military.

Obama will name Denis McDonough to national security post

McDonough has served as the chief of staff to the national security staff since September 2009.

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