Three Charts That Explain the ISIS Targets Struck By Coalition Air Forces

The Pentagon’s latest data release finally includes airplanes that were destroyed in fall 2014.

Pay & Benefits

Air Force to Offer Separation Incentives to Thousands of Civilians

If necessary, service will resort to layoffs to reach sequestration budget caps.


Tech Roundup

Amazon’s advantage, a social State Department, paperless VA.


Budget No Reason to Avoid Syria, Defense Official Says

Carter: 'We would need supplemental funding, which is normal for a new contingency.'


Around Government

Debating the draft, help for feds in Oklahoma, the perils of personal email.

Thinking Ahead

Getting to the Point

Colleen Blessing’s work has helped clean up the language in government.


Army Announces Force Reductions, Future Civilian Cuts

Service will drop 80,000 troops by fiscal 2017, with ‘commensurate civilian drawdown.’

Pay & Benefits

Navy Announces Layoffs for 745 Civilians

Move is 'part of a conscious risk-based approach,' installations chief says.

Pay & Benefits

Don’t Furlough Forest Fire Victims, Colo. Lawmaker Says

Defense civilians affected by the blaze should not be subjected to 'unnecessary additional pain,' letter states.


Military Opening Positions to Women

Special Operations command to study impact of integrating women into the squads.


Top Secret Defense Contractors No Longer Being Reinvestigated

Many personnel with top clearance may be affected by the change.