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Scott Maucione

Scott Maucione

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Scott Maucione is a defense reporter for Federal News Network and has worked in journalism for over a decade. He previously covered the Pentagon for Inside Defense. He received his B.A. in journalism and political science from the University of Maryland and his Master’s from American University in applied politics. 

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Joe Biden

Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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(U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Haley Stevens)An MQ-9A Reaper assigned to the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron sits on the ramp at Creech Air Force Base carrying eight Hellfire missiles. This was the first flight test of the MQ-9 carrying eight Hellfire missiles.

(U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Haley Stevens)

Air Force offering airmen a chance to leave service early in attempt to balance the force

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(U.S. Army)The first applications for biohybrid robotics the team ared expected to focus on include legged platforms, similar to LLAMA, a research platform developed through the Army’s Robotics Collaborative Technology Alliance. (U.S. Army)

Army is working on Frankenbots with living tissue to better robot capabilities

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Marine Safety Unit/Morgan City.Members from Marine Safety Unit Morgan City inspect waterway facilities near Morgan City, La. on July 14, 2019 as the Coast Guard works to reopen the waterway. Early preparation and communication between federal, state, local, and industry partners helped minimize the potential for damage. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Morgan City.

Coast Guard sets up recruiting corps to deal with struggling numbers

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Lloyd Austin

Senators concerned by military leadership of DoD, but will their votes reflect it?

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