This Satellite image provided by NASA on Sept. 26, 2022, shows Hurricane Ian pictured from the International Space Station just south of Cuba gaining strength and heading toward Florida.  Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified off Florida's southwest coast Wednesday, Sept. 28, gaining top winds of 155 mph (250 kph), just shy of the most dangerous Category 5 status. (NASA via AP)

Is it time to categorize space assets as critical infrastructure?

I spoke with Vishnu Reddy, professor of planetary sciences at the University of Arizona, about the possibility of classifying space assets as critical…

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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Department of Homeland Security personnel deliver supplies to Santa Ana community residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico. Federal authorities said Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, that they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Authority and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)

A Defense agency helps a civilian agency with a key post-disaster function

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD suddenly abandons $374 million plan to replace Defense Travel System

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Air Force picks Colorado for more Space Force missions as politics loom over headquarters decision

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Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Berger said he is concerned about deteriorating relations between Japan and South Korea, both key regional allies. Berger told reporters that Japan and Korea have common interests despite their differences, such as the threat posed by China, and he hoped politicians will work out a resolution. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)

The future Marine Corps depends on training and retaining talent

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Air Force/Senior Airman Karla Parramilitary suicide prevention

Memorial Day look at the undercounted veterans who die by suicide from the battlefield

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DoD looks to expand Cyber Excepted Service, won’t implement new SSR for IT workforce

The Defense Department says it doesn’t favor adding its workforce to OPM’s new special salary rate for IT and cyber employees, largely for cost reasons….

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(Photo by: Staff Sgt. James Richardson Jr.)Space Force

Space Force embraces middle tier acquisition for satellites

Space Force uses an acquisition formula that allows for satellite deliveries in a two-year time frame with increasing numbers in each delivery.

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DISA’s plan to solve the facility clearance conundrum for small businesses

Carlen Capenos, the director of small business programs for the Defense Information Systems Agency, said a June 13 webinar will help small businesses understand what it takes to get a facility clearance.

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