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Air reserve technicians, commonly referred to as ARTs, are civil servants who help Air Force Reserve Command units transition from a peacetime to a wartime environment.
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02 Mar 2014 at 1:14pm
Department of Defense
By HR Bubba
54 minutes ago at 6:59am
Comprised of 12 different agencies responsible for everything from weather forecasts to patent protection.
Department of the Interior
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07 Mar 2014 at 10:13am
Department of Justice
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Department of Labor
1 hour 18 minutes ago at 6:42am
Forum for those in US Dept of Transportation
12 Feb 2014 at 4:12pm
Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Federal Emergency Management Agency
|1||3||FEMA Death Camp Supervisor
07 Mar 2014 at 1:25pm
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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02 Mar 2014 at 7:34pm
U.S. General Services Administration
|12||87||Nation Casts Eye on Greed of Metro...
06 Feb 2014 at 4:46am
Department of Health and Human Services
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01 Mar 2014 at 6:39am
Department of Housing and Urban Development
|17||243||I received a tentative offer....
21 Dec 2013 at 8:44am
Coalition of 17 agencies/organizations within the executive branch that gather the intelligence necessary to conduct national security activities
Sub Forum(s): CIA, Dept of Treasury, DEA, DHS, DIA, DOE, DOS, Military Intelligence, NGA, NSA, ICE
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15 minutes ago at 7:38am
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Office of Personnel Management
06 Mar 2014 at 6:40am
|IRS - Internal Revenue Service
Calling all agents and want-to-be agents, here is a forum topic just for you
|1304||71088||IRS and NTEU have made a deal...
1 hour 9 minutes ago at 6:51am
Post your thoughts and opinions here about current US military news topics
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29 Jan 2014 at 10:55pm
Post your thoughts and opinions here about current postal employee topics
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15 minutes ago at 7:38am
Social Security Administration
|148||1349||SSA Hiring Again!
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U.S. Department of Agriculture
08 Mar 2014 at 11:00pm
Department of Veterans Affairs
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|CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT|
|BRAC - Base Realignment and Closure
Base Realignment And Closure is the process DoD uses to reorganize its installation infrastructure to increase operational readiness and efficiency. Share your experience.
|95||545||Different pay same job
By Pat in SD
25 Feb 2014 at 10:20am
|Federal Career Planning and Development
If you are looking to get promoted, change careers, or freshen up your skills, join this active discussion with others climbing the same federal ladder
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29 minutes ago at 7:24am
|New Hire (or looking to be hired)
Here is a forum for those new to the federal workforce or thinking of joining
|5750||67936||TIG question for new hire
By HR Bubba
47 minutes ago at 7:06am
Are you considering relocating your federal career - either by your choice or by Uncle Sam? This forum will all you to seek other's advice on whether to make the move or not.
|610||4892||No-Fee Passport help
By Matteo Pro
04 Mar 2014 at 11:05am
This forum will allow the exchanging of information and experience regarding attaining and maintaining a security clearance.
|3356||22348||Interim security clearance question...
By Foxtrot Mike
1 hour 40 minutes ago at 6:20am
|Training and Certification
Open discussion on how training and certification can help one's career.
|198||1452||Is a master's in Homeland Security...
09 Mar 2014 at 9:02am
|CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENTS|
A place where contractors to the government can share and discuss.
|218||1354||Future of BI Contractors
07 Mar 2014 at 11:49am
Almost all purchasing decisions include factors such as delivery and handling, marginal benefit, and price fluctuations.
|6||36||Question re: Federal Contract...
22 Feb 2013 at 1:18pm
New technology and Web tools are affecting how Government is performed as well as perceived
|9||92||'Sexting' at work: Can employees...
22 Feb 2014 at 8:54pm
Protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access and misuse
26 Jan 2014 at 6:28am
|NEWS & GENERAL TOPICS|
|Disability (Rehabilitation Act)
Forum about disability-related information, services, general experiences
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09 Mar 2014 at 9:43am
|Federal Employees: You be the Judge
Get real-life reviews of key court cases involving federal employees. Share your opinion on the outcomes of these cases, or participate in other discussions about workplace issues that may impact your job.
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Some conversations or questions may not clearly fit into one of the other forums. So, pull up a chair for some federal related general conversation.
Sub Forum(s): Furlough Freelancing
|2705||37606||Did anybody take the TSA Airport...
11 hours 17 minutes ago at 8:43pm
|Inside the News
Post your thoughts and opinions here about current federal employee news topics
|1064||12496||More Great News for ObamaCare
15 hours 50 minutes ago at 4:10pm
|PAY & BENEFITS|
|Federal Employees Benefits Q & A
Have a question regarding your federal employee benefits or retirement? Ask the FederalSoup Q & A expert for the answer!
|4263||11171||Getting married after retirement......
By Ed Zurndorfer
17 hours 47 minutes ago at 2:13pm
|Federal Workers' Compensation
Here is a forum for members to share and exchange experiences regarding to workers' compensation related issues.
7 hours 32 minutes ago at 12:28am
Salary. Benefits. Investments. This area will allow for discussions on how to make the most of one's financial situation.
|539||4595||TSP and partial annuitization
08 Mar 2014 at 5:23pm
|Medicare and Health Care
This forum will allow members to share their experience with medicare and seek advice on certain medicare-related situations.
Sub Forum(s): FEHB
|375||3557||Obamacare and Federal Health Insurance...
06 Mar 2014 at 12:27pm
|NSPS - National Security Personnel System
NSPS is the Department of Defenses (DoD) flexible and responsive civilian management system. This forum will allow for discussion of pros and cons as well as share questions and experiences.
Sub Forum(s): NSPS to GS
|410||2676||Update on NSPS to GS Appeal.
By Retired Decoy
02 Nov 2013 at 3:03pm
Reemployment in the Federal Government can affect a retiree's annuity. This forum allows for members to help other members by sharing their experiences and knowledges and allow for those thinking of reemployment to ask questions.
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27 Jan 2014 at 2:49pm
The federal government allows employees who are unable to work to retire under a disability retirement.
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51 minutes ago at 7:02am
Those approaching retirement and those already retired, here is a forum to share ideas and thoughts as well as exchange questions and answers.
54 minutes ago at 6:59am
Whether you are close to federal employee retirement or just starting out in your career, this is the place to share ideas with your federal colleagues on planning for your retirement.
|3402||24432||Roth IRA to Voluntary Contributions...
By Zman the G-man
1 hour 50 minutes ago at 6:10am
|Latest Forum Posts|
|New CCAs and Health Benefits||15 minutes ago at 7:38am By ducksworth||Postal Employees|
|Customs and Border Protection Officer||15 minutes ago at 7:38am By cur679||DHS|
|2 step increase question||29 minutes ago at 7:24am By Knight||Federal Career Planning and Development|
|Morale||35 minutes ago at 7:18am By Knight||VA|
|TIG question for new hire||47 minutes ago at 7:06am By HR Bubba||New Hire (or looking to be hired)|
|Taking a Job at a Lower Pay Grade||49 minutes ago at 7:04am By taxman||Federal Career Planning and Development|
|New Numbers for OPM processing||51 minutes ago at 7:02am By indianaroses||Disability Retirement|
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