DOD Suspends Attendance at Outside Meetings, Adopts New Conference Guidelines By jannoon028/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

DOD Suspends Attendance at Outside Meetings, Adopts New Conference Guidelines

Fallout from the GSA meeting scandal now affecting Army personnel

The U.S. Department of Defense has suspended attendance for Army personnel at non-Department of Defense conferences through the end of 2012. It has also become the latest government agency to adopt a new policy on conference spending.

In a memo dated October 17, Secretary of the Army John McHugh stated that only those who have received previous approval may attend outside conferences through the end of the year. Exceptions may be granted, though McHugh’s memo made clear th

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