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Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Vacancies Act rules won't hold up Wilkie nomination

The leaders of the Senate committee who will hold the confirmation hearing for Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs said they didn't expect the nominee's status as acting head of department to be a problem.

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Trump picks Wilkie to lead VA

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is being tapped for the top job at the agency.

Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

Hill Dems want VA's acting CIO out

A group of lawmakers, led by the senior members of the House and Senate committees that oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs, are worried about the agency's new acting CIO and the slow pace of senior tech hires.

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FEMA CIO Adrian Gardner reassigned

Gardner, who took over FEMA's IT office in 2013, accepted a new position as the Executive Director of Recovery Communications Technology in the Caribbean Area Division.

Gen. Stephen Fogarty (U.S. Army photo by Gregory Ripps, 470th Military Intelligence Brigade)

Senate quietly confirms new Army Cyber Command leader

Before ducking out for spring recess, the Senate confirmed Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty to head Army Cyber Command.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

Federal CIO lays out wish list for her agency counterparts

In order for CIOs to handle their increasingly important, complex and ranging roles, federal CIO Suzette Kent wants to see greater authorities for and communication between agency tech offices.

USDA secretary Sonny Perdue Photo courtesy USDA

Perdue tops list of Service to the Citizen Award winners

Agriculture secretary is one of nearly 100 government and industry leaders recognized as "Champions of Change."

Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

Veterans' groups sue Trump over acting VA chief

Two advocacy groups are suing the Trump administration over its selection of defense official Robert Wilkie as the acting head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project.

The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

Trump names new Joint Staff CIO

President Donald Trump has nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo to be the next Joint Staff CIO.

By Roman Tiraspolsky Royalty-free stock photo ID: 583094878 New York, February 14, 2017: A U.S Customs and Border Protection vehicle is parked in the street on Lexington Avenue.

Bhagowalia moves to CBP

Former Treasury CIO Sonny Bhagowalia is now the top tech official at Customs and Border Protection.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

GSA shuffles key IT personnel

The Technology Modernization fund gets a leader, and a contracting executive is moved off GSA's $50 billion telecom contract.

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