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Space National Guard still up in the air but lawmakers want to move forward

Senators seek to establish National Guard for space missions, correcting what they see as a “mistake” in Space Force’s initial establishment.

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FILE - Demonstrators gather on the steps to the State Capitol to speak against transgender-related legislation bills being considered in the Texas Senate and Texas House, Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Austin, Texas. A Texas judge on Friday, March 11, 2022 blocked the state from investigating as child abuse gender confirming care for transgender youth. District Judge Amy Clark Meachum issued a temporary injunction preventing the state from enforcing Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive to compel the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Air Force offers medical, legal help as states clamp down on trans and LGBTQ+ children

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Pentagon’s race to modernize the military may not be marching fast enough

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Continuing resolution, COVID causing personnel issues for military services

The mixture of COVID and the addition of a new branch of the military are making this year’s CR particularly challenging for the military service personnel…

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DoD’s Arrington resigns ‘in protest’, announces run for Congress

Former leader of DoD’s CMMC program alleges her security clearance suspension and later elimination of her position were “politically influenced.”

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US and Canada embark on a mission to modernize NORAD

Most people think of Santa Claus when they think of NORAD. But the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a crucial mission that is ever evolving with new threats.

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