More than 40 agencies have until August 2011 to file plans to transition to the new telecommunications services.
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Agencies are working hard to bring people on board faster and increase manager buy-in, officials say.
Guidance to acquisition staff will affect how the Pentagon spends $400 billion annually on weapons and services.
Renominating the officials is necessary because Republicans opposed an agreement that would have kept them pending on the Senate calendar.
Michael Donley advises service leaders not to get "over-extended" in programs they cannot afford.
Republicans want to reduce spending to fiscal 2008 levels; Democrats oppose the proposal, pointing to a study that shows the cuts would be the deepest in recent history.
Memo indicates that contracts could be going to unscrupulous firms and says officials must do a better job of following the money.
Nearly one-quarter of respondents said they received inappropriate requests to alter data from top agency leaders.
Four firms will compete for task orders to help the agency exchange electronic medical records, and expand Internet services for Medicare and supplemental security income applicants.
Labor provides $5.3 million grant to help Texans affected by retirement of the space shuttle program.