FedWire: Sequestration, GAO and NASCAR

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Sequestration is hitting the military hard, but Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Tuesday told a congressional panel the Navy and the Marine Corps will be able to meet their current and future missions, but only with proper resourcing. That comes, though, with two-thirds of the Navy’s fleet being below readiness levels because of the sequester and other hardships the department is facing.

2014 budget looks to balance ends, ways, means, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says.

Air Force to reduce civilian workforce.


GAO double dose: The Internal Revenue Service’s website and advanced energy technologies.

Science and technology remain critical.

Innovators using data at the Treasury.

Inside the Blue Force Tracking System.

DOD “scrubbing the money pot.


Apps4Tots Health Challenge announced.

VA’s Center for Innovation presents predictive analysis for remote patient monitoring:

Obama honors Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion:

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