An Atlas 5 rocket carrying the NROL-79 mission is launched at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite dubbed NROL-79 is described only as a national security payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. (Matt Hartman via AP)

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Basehas been renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base

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Missing military tenant bill of rights provisions to be finished next month

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A big appetite for armed forces around the world might be hurting military readiness

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Pulling troops from Afghanistan is easy — everything else, not so much

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Navy wants to leverage industry systems to get a jump on digital engineering

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks as Karen Gibson, the new Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, listens outside Schumer's office, Monday, March 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

New Senate sergeant at arms describes long-term security issues following Jan. 6

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(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Chaney)U.S. Soldiers assigned to Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Division strap in a simulated wounded Soldier to a litter while conducting a movement to contact drill during exercise Saber Junction 15 at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, April 12, 2015. Saber Junction 15 prepares NATO and partner nation forces for offensive, defensive, and stability operations and promotes interoperability among participants. Saber Junction 15 has more than 4,700 participants from 17 countries, to include: Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey, and the U.S. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brian Chaney/Released) (Spc. Brian Chaney)

New Army technology could be a gamechanger for heavily bleeding injuries

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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FILE - In this April 28, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Biden has moved into a new phase of his presidency, having already begun to face a historic series of crises and largely dedicating his first 100 days to steady a nation reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed nearly 570,000 Americans and devastated its economy. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP, File)

Congress will focus on IRS and TSA this week

More money to expand the IRS and raises for TSA officers – both are on the agenda as Congress returns to Washington this week.

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(2d Cavalry Regiment/1st Lt. Ellen Brabo)Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment prepare for departure aboard an aircraft at the Nuremberg Airport, Germany, July 26, 2018. 3/2CR is en route to Georgia to participate in Noble Partner 18 - a Georgian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe cooperatively-led exercise in its fourth iteration. The exercise is intended to support and enhance the readiness and interoperability of Georgia, the U.S. and participating nations during a multinational training operation. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ellen C. Brabo)

Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System

Following an apparently successful pilot project, DoD plans to start negotiations with SAP Concur on the price tag to fully replace its existing system.

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How Defense contractors are preparing for cybersecurity certification

The Cybersecurity Model Maturity Certification program has many moving parts, all aimed at making sure contractors can be trusted with controlled, unclassified information.

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