Many people in homeland-security circles question the idea of a single department composed of automonous agencies with clashing work cultures.
Some DOD agencies have more people eligible for clearances than they do staffers.
Feds will be honored with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for outstanding work.
These are changes to be expected now that Congress is paying attention. But most of them will need approval from the agency’s union, which is likely to push back against some.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has only been fully recognizing married same-sex couples in states that have marriage equality.
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