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Service members in remote areas missing out on transition benefits

DoD’s Transition Assistance Program aims to prepare service members for life outside the military. But for members whose final duty station is small or…

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)The new USS Little Rock arrives at Buffalo harbor with a police and fireboat escort, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The littoral combat ship will be docked on the Lake Erie waterfront until its commissioning Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thhompson)

Pentagon faces political battle to retire old weapons systems — and some newer ones

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In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

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Army adopting new policies to help soldiers move as housing market fires up

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DIU rethinking cyber endpoint protections through advanced deception tools

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(U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Rau)U.S. service member examines a Manual for Courts-Martial. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Rau)

DoD trying to balance changes to sexual assault prosecution without giving up large UCMJ authority

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

DoD will soon release climate change strategy that will impact almost every facet of the military

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/viewmePhoto of a 3D printer actually in action printing a part. You can see the fan moving and the part it is printing.

New Pentagon policy to accelerate use of 3D printing amid fresh cyber concerns

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)A virtual reality headset hangs from the ceiling at the 317th Maintenance Group VR lab at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Mar. 3, 2021. The lab has advanced so far that the Air Education and Training Command for the C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs’ have integrated the Dyess’ VR training course into their field training detachment curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Air Force Academy will soon start using mixed reality for hands-on learning

Students will wear goggles that allow them to mix chemicals without the dangers.

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Report raises questions about commanders’ ability to handle legal decisions

A Government Accountability Office review found the legal training commanders rely on is delivered inconsistently, and poorly tracked by military departments.

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NGA looks to test drive commercial space capabilities with new agreement scheme

The space agency is using temporary agreements to test out satellite imagery and other products with a view toward working more closely with start-up companies.

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