To minimize the size of the shortfall, the service hopes to get 10,000 flight hours out of each of its Hornets.
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Commissioner says the agency has largely met the goals of a 1998 measure requiring it to shed its geographic-based structure.
Bill would allow some who live more than 60 miles away from a VA hospital to receive services at a local facility.
Measure would require universities to refund tuition for service members who cannot complete course work because they were called to active duty.
Ohio senator and others recommend a 16 percent increase in workforce in addition to more language and skills training.
GAO shows lawmakers how easy it is to use bogus addresses to gain entry to program aimed at disadvantaged small businesses.
GAO says 2010 estimate fails to account for all operations and is not accurate.
Bill would create a whistleblower investigation office within FAA, and require a two-year cooling-off period for agency inspectors who go to work for an airline.
The initial goal was to fill a quarter of staff positions with experts from civilian agencies; now the target is 4 percent and even that is proving difficult.
Bill would give watchdog the authority to interview federal employees under oath and to obtain information that three agencies assert is proprietary.