NGA Expands St.Louis Office, St. Louis Looks to Expand STEM Graduates

Jillian Hamilton / Dec 18, 2017

A new NGA facility in St. Louis isn’t slated to open until 2024, but the city is already working to increase its number of STEM graduates.

Presidential Support Duties: The Suitability and Evaluation of White House Contractors

Sean Bigley / Dec 12, 2017

There are a surprisingly large number of positions deemed “presidential support” roles that the government actually contracts out.

IG Report on Court Martial Conviction Reporting Displays Depressing Response

Tom McCuin / Dec 6, 2017

On Monday, the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General released its final report on how well the services have done in reporting court martial convictions to the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information System.

Michael Flynn and the Facts Behind the Logan Act

Tom McCuin / Dec 4, 2017

Flynn’s subterfuge regarding what he did and did not say to the Russian ambassador is baffling. He did nothing wrong and this self-inflicted wound was entirely avoidable.

NDAA is a Win for the Amazon Bill

Tom McCuin / Nov 22, 2017

Chairman Thornberry’s reforms survived the conference… mostly. The bill requires the use of multiple online vendors “that are widely used in the private sector,” to be “implemented in phases.”

Welcome to Congress – Where the NDAA is Finished but the Budget Doesn’t Matter

Tom McCuin / Nov 14, 2017

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is up for a vote. But the budget won’t matter unless Congress takes further action.

The History of the USMC, On the Ground in the Middle East

Tom McCuin / Nov 10, 2017

Service members in your nation’s capital get a twofer today. Tomorrow is Veterans Day, but the Federal government is observing the holiday today, which also happens to be the United States Marine Corps birthday.

Conference Committee Completes Work on NDAA

Tom McCuin / Nov 9, 2017

The House and Senate conference committee charged with resolving differences between each chamber’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 has finished its work.