The Pentagon bureaucracy has marginalized the needs of troops and their families, Defense secretary tells future leaders.
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One company already has built a Web site it claims tracks all federal, state and local stimulus spending.
Supplemental defense spending request and conference version of the fiscal 2010 budget resolution also are on the agenda.
Newspaper report says agency went overboard collecting private e-mails and phone calls.
Requirement comes in response to the botched prosecution of former Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska.
Dems will push for conference committee approval of budget resolution followed by consideration of $83.4 billion defense supplemental.
AFGE and New York lawmakers claim the public-private competition was conducted unfairly.
Midterm elections are rarely a referendum on the party out of power.
Alaska led the nation in pork with $322 per capita.
Agency faces a backlog of more than 750,000 applications.