DoD Considers Employees with Bad Credit “National Security Threat”/NFAS Firings
Civilian Employees Charged for Serving
Some federal civilian employees who also served in the Reserves and National Guard may have been wrongly charged leave while performing annual training or serving on active duty. The Butterbaugh decision (as well as some related cases) could restore leave for affected persons. The decision and administrative claims procedures are detailed in the link below.
Delayed Reimbursement for National Guard and Reservists
“WASHINGTON - Some National Guard and Reservists mobilized for the War on Terror (search) have waited months, even years, to get reimbursed for their travel and meal expenses, they say, costing thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs and forcing many to be delinquent in paying other bills on time…”
An investigative report by the DoD Inspector General (IG) on the public-private competition for the DFAS military retired and annuitant pay functions revealed that a contract with a potential 10-year value of $346 million was awarded to a contractor rather than the lower in-house bid because of a $31.8 million error - an error first made by another contractor hired by DFAS to conduct the competition.
DoD IG Blows Whistle on yet Another Defense Contracting Scandal (American Federation of Government Employees Press Release)