Also in today's Federal Newscast, the U.S. Forest Service and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up to fight fires. And President Biden appoints the first woman to lead the National Cancer Institute.
The Air Force had not put the shooter's criminal history into the FBI's background check system, allowing him to purchase the rifle with which he murdered 25 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in 2017.
If the shot is not at the clinic, the Air Force will ship the vaccine within 48 hours.
Experts estimated around 20,000 people are assaulted in the military each year. The Army, Navy and Air Force are implementing new policies aimed at reducing assaults.
The Air Force's chief digital transformation officer says challenge events have shown what's possible when developers work with classified, operational data, but also how DoD's policies forbid those innovations in practice.
The Air Force's deputy assistant secretary for Acquisition says the U.S.' “slow/micromanaged Cold War resource system" is the number one obstacle to competing and developing a military deterrent.
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The Air Force now has about 100 companies working on different maturation aspects.
A summary of how some federal agencies and the armed forces are celebrated Independence Day
There are now fewer exceptions for an airman or guardian to stay in the service after an assault conviction.
Pregnant service members will need permission from commanders to take leave to get medical care.
DoD and the Air Force are currently considering 11 schools to lead the center.
The Air Force Radioactive Recycling and Disposal Team handles low-level radioactive recycling and low-level mixed waste management in the Air Force and provides radioactive material recycling for the entire Defense Department.
The Air Force is exploring multiple options to ensure the service gets the products it wants and helps industry where it is struggling along the way. The war in Ukraine, supply chain shortages, COVID and inflation are all throwing a wrench in pricing and contracting.