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DOD launches smart-phone app for vets, transitioning personnel

The Defense Department has launched a new smart-phone application that gives service members and veterans mobile phone access to the National Resource Directory recovery and rehabilitation website.


DOD's Job Shadow Day grooms teens for future in government IT

The Pentagon last week held its fifth annual IT Job Shadow Day, giving local high school students a chance to see what a job in government's information technology workforce looks like.

White House pushes more telework paid leave

The White House issued a statement reiterating the president's strong support for more telework as a means to make the federal government more productive and also to attract some of today's most desirable workers to federal agencies.

Army launches 'don't ask, don't tell' inbox

The intent of the inbox is to help the Army assess and consider whether repeal of the law would reduce operational readiness or unit cohesion.

Lawmaker seeks hearing over proposed Joint Forces Command closing

Congressional pressure continues to build over Defense Secretary Robert Gates' plan to close the U.S. Joint Forces Command, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., which employs about 6,000.

Group wants $47B slashed from federal salaries

The saga of the “overpaid fed” took a new turn with a conservative think tank’s report suggesting that federal pay could be cut by $47 billion next year.