Resources exist to help feds during natural disasters, and they’re mobilizing now to help out during the coronavirus.
The Army Corps of Engineers is working with 114 cities to plan and build temporary hospitals to care for coronavirus patients. For cities with convention centers, those sites are an increasingly-attractive option.
The crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt was allowed to disembark for a port visit in Vietnam two weeks ago, but the Navy is unwilling to make a direct connection between that event and the new COVID-19 cases.
In today’s Federal Newscast, military medical facilities are postponing all elective surgeries, invasive procedures and dental procedures due to the response to coronavirus.
Thousands of troops are stuck waiting until May for their next move.
The Pentagon’s role in responding to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is rapidly expanding, with the likely deployment of Navy hospital ships and Army field hospitals
Soldiers can borrow up to $500 a month after a move to help with daycare costs.
DoD is updating its numbers daily and they continue to increase.
The Army maintains a network of research laboratories that are encouraging more young people to get into scientific fields.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they’ll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That’s challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don’t.
The Army revamped the way it recruits soldiers and it so far its working.
The Army’s Big Six priorities will need more investments as they become bigger programs.
The Army is jumping onto new studies of the brain to help soldiers stay alert.
The Defense Department is requesting $705.4 billion in 2021 in a budget it says will focus on dominance across the air, sea, land, space and cyberspace by investing in joint programs that bring the domains together.