VA officials said May 15 that complaints about delays in appointment-making and inadequate treatment date back almost a decade. Federal prosecutors have joined the agency’s investigation to determine whether criminal charges should be filed.
Northrop Grumman charged the U.S. Army excessive labor rates for almost six years for more than 300 subcontractor employees working on counter-narcotics programs in Afghanistan and the U.S., according to the Pentagon’s inspector general.
Over the next two years Pratt and Whitney AeroPower will close its San Diego facility on Ruffin Road, which employs 530 people. The facility is the base for the company’s division that manufactures airline auxiliary power units.
Australia’s state-owned ASC aims to bridge a looming gap of work in the country’s naval shipbuilding sector by co-operating with foreign partners to supply combat support ships to the Royal Australian Navy.
The U.S. National Labor Relations Board said on Thursday that Boeing committed unfair labor practices against its unionized engineers near Seattle, Wash., and in Portland, Ore., when it photographed and videotaped workplace marches in 2012.
Exelis has flight-tested a long-wave infrared hyperspectral sensor capable of pointing in multiple directions to identify IEDs, explosive gases and other threats.
The V-22 Osprey’s deadliest accident stemmed partly from “undeniably intense” pressure to show progress for the new tilt-rotor aircraft, according to the U.S. Marine Corps commandant.
The Camp Pendleton Scout reported that facilities in what the Marines call the “43 Area” were evacuated, including a store, gas station, restaurant, recreating center, barber shop and laundromat.
Facing growing charges of mismanagement and fraudulent scheduling practices at Veterans Affairs Department medical centers, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki said Thursday that he’s “mad as hell” about the allegations and promised action, with investigations, discipline and, if needed, firings.
The results of a much-anticipated government investigation into charges of scheduling fraud at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System will not be out until August, VA Acting Inspector General Richard Griffin said May 15.
As Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki faced a Senate grilling over alleged abuse and fraud in his agency, a veteran’s service organization and a government watchdog group May 15 announced a new website designed to give VA whistleblowers a safe place to vent.
A Russian rocket ferrying one of Europe’s most powerful satellites into space has exploded in the earth’s atmosphere, setting the former Soviet state’s commercial space program back ‘three to four years’.
Two huge radio telescopes have given scientists a rare look beneath the surface of the moon. Radar signals beamed from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico — the world’s largest radio dish, with a diameter of 1,000 feet — penetrated deep into the moon.