Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration’s decision to move 2020 funds to build the president’s border wall without lawmakers’ consent.
The documents gives service members and their families 15 guaranteed protections.
Housing, relocation and mental health are all issues the Pentagon is trying to get its arms around. It’s also areas where service members are struggling.
Years after highly visible, peace-time collisions of ships in the Navy’s Seventh Fleet, the ships are repaired and back in service.
DoD is giving states recommendations on how to improve the licensure reciprocity process.
President Donald Trump is getting heavy pushback from top National Guard officials, advocates and the individual states for reprogramming funds from the Pentagon to build a wall on the southern border.
One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.
The Defense Department is holding itself accountable with artificial intelligence.
Federal contractors are pleased with the progress the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has made in slashing the background investigation inventory, but they’re still searching for solutions that address the end-to-end suitability, credentialing and security clearance process.
The head of the Marine Corps wants some immediate personnel policy changes.
Stacy Bostjanick, the director of the CMMC policy office in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, said the first set of third-party assessment organizations should be in place by late summer in preparation for the first set of procurements requiring the cyber standards this fall.
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 2020 National Defense Authorization did a lot of things, including righting what guardsman and reservists thought was a wrong. That had to do with credit toward their early retirement pay.
The Navy awarded Leidos an eight-year deal worth up to $7.7 billion to take over the new phase of the Navy’s Next General Enterprise Network.