Army Futures Command only came about because of Sen. John McCain’s insistence that the Army fix its modernization problems, service leaders said.
With new Rapid Sustainment Office, Air Force looks to cut costs it pays to vendors for boutique parts that it could manufacture on its own.
The Pentagon says it’s upholding the original intent of the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill by insisting that a key component of the bill is not an entitlement, and only a retention incentive.
New Pentagon guidance lets contracting officers make awards based on informal peer reviews of commercial vendors’ wares, instead of head-to-head competitions
The Navy awards a $100 million contract to operate the government’s latest consortium of companies aiming to get in on the military’s increasing reliance on other transaction agreements.
Senate’s NDAA says DoD has failed to deliver on a military health reorganization Congress ordered two years ago, and mandates more specific reforms.
The Senate’s Defense policy bill claims DoD has dragged its feet on previously-ordered management reforms that would create cross-functional teams to solve business challenges.
The Senate’s NDAA orders SOCOM to transfer dozens of personnel to the Pentagon office in charge of overseeing it. In the 2017 NDAA, Congress reorganized the chain of command for special operations.
The House’s version of the annual Defense policy bill would let the military onboard new officers with outside cyber expertise up to the rank of Army colonel or Navy captain.
The Army is looking at new steps to boost military spouse employment, potentially including new authorities to hire them as civilian employees.