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Defense Innovation Unit

DIU’s newest office is off and running investing in hardware innovations

The office is hoping to convince Congress for at least $75 million in 2022.

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This image released Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, by the Iranian Army shows a helicopter hovering over the Iranian-made Makran logistics vessel during a naval drill. Iran fired cruise missiles Thursday as part of the drill in the Gulf of Oman, state media reported, amid heightened tensions with the U.S. (Iranian Army via AP)

A contractor learns, if you’re going to price high, price really, really high

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Employee Assistance programs, EAP

New GEOINT strategy will direct agencies to look at commercial services first

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, American soldiers wait on the tarmac in Logar province, Afghanistan. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is leaving intelligence agencies scrambling for other ways to monitor and stop terrorists. They’ll have to depend more on technology and their allies in Afghan government — even as it faces an increasingly uncertain future once U.S. and NATO forces depart. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

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(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)FILE - U.S. Army medic Kristen Rogers of Waxhaw, N.C. fills syringes with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in North Miami, Fla.  Critics in Florida say a doctor’s signature required for some people to get vaccinated is adding onerous barriers for some eligible residents, especially low-income or minority people who may not have health insurance or access to a primary care doctor.  (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Army says soldiers must be vaccinated by Dec. 15 or face consequences

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DoD wants transformational 2023 budget, but will take some cuts to pay for it

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A Tuesday like no other: An oral history of 9/11 through the eyes of federal employees

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In this handout image from the U.S. Navy, an MQ-9 Sea Guardian unmanned maritime surveillance drone flies over the USS Coronado in the Pacific Ocean during a drill April 21, 2021. The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet said Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of maritime attacks linked to ongoing tensions with Iran. (U.S. Navy/Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe, via AP)

Navy launches Mideast drone task force amid Iran tensions

The U.S. Navy’s Mideast-based 5th Fleet says it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of…

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Lloyd Austin

DoD bringing back advisory groups, excited about innovation steering group potential

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks says 16 of the Pentagon’s advisory boards are now starting operations and being staffed again.

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Space and robotics

Jon Harper, managing editor of National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the Department of Defense’s space efforts and new developments being announced at the 36th Space Symposium.

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