Hundreds of National Guard troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

DoD study reveals soldiers need to get more shut-eye

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new DoD study estimates 64 percent of servicemembers routinely sleep for less than seven hours a night.

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/SmederevacAmerican soldier in military uniform preventing cyber attack in military intelligence center. An US officer intercepting messages to stop terrorism. Modern warfare system surveillance concept.

Defense Department receives praise for efficient IT spending

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FILE — In this July 1, 2019 file photo, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 2023 take their oath of office on the first day of Swab Summer in New London, Conn. The school, like other service academies and military training centers, has made major changes because of the coronavirus pandemic. That means the eight weeks of boot camp for new cadets, known as

Group of retired military officials back idea of making women register for draft

In today’s Federal Newscast, the idea of requiring women to register for the draft now has the support of a handful of both male and female retired generals…

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A vial containing Russian vaccine Sputnik V is shown by a nurse at the South Pest Central Hospital in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, as the vaccination with Sputnik V against the new coronavirus begins in the country. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)

DMV leaders want federal government to create plan for vaccinating federal employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, national capital area leaders say the federal government should take the lead in directly vaccinating the region’s federal…

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New study says sexual assault in the military is starting to hurt overall strength

In today’s Federal Newscast, as sexual assault continues to be a bigger issue in the military, a new study finds it is affecting retention.

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