Former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., and Erskine Bowles, White House chief of staff to President Clinton, will lead commission.
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Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula says certain missions, such as carrying nuclear weapons, would likely require a pilot.
Top Republican on the Finance Committee wants to know whether growth in fiscal 2008 represents a trend.
The Tea Party eventually must become part of the political process to be effective, says moderate Republican Tom Davis.
Defense procurement chief is confident that the department can bring down costs on the planes.
Agency failed to properly redact a public contract solicitation containing sensitive information before posting it online last year.
The White House orientation program is not enough; new political executives need agency-specific guidance.
More than $140 billion has been obligated for project-related activities; pace of spending is expected to increase in 2010.
GS 101 is an online course designed to help employees transition from the Pentagon’s personnel system.
In the past year, Republicans have cobbled together some pro forma proposals, but they certainly haven't made many good-faith efforts at producing public policy.