National Guard

Military exchanges open to DoD civilian employees, retirees next month

The new customer base for AAFES, NEX and MCX outlets will include currently-serving DoD and Coast Guard civilians and retirees.

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DoD stands up permanent program to give vendors access to top-tier secrets

The Special Access Program Corporate Portfolio Program, begun as a pilot in 2016, became permanent last month.

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DoD, Microsoft ask court to dismiss Amazon’s political bias claims in JEDI case

Lawyers for Microsoft and the government are asking a federal court to dismiss key portions of Amazon’s lawsuit over the Defense Department’s JEDI…

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress abolishes DoD’s top management position without settling on alternative

The House-Senate compromise on this year’s NDAA eliminates the DoD chief management officer without offering an explanation, and punting to a future secretary of Defense on business reform issues.

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