DoD Reporter's Notebook

Moving more TRICARE patients to civilian care would cause ‘significant harm,’ study finds

New study, published this month in the journal Health Sciences Research, projected worse health outcomes for DoD beneficiaries even if as few as 10% of…

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(Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon is aerial refueled by a KC-135 “Stratotanker” over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 as part of an escort mission in support of the B-52 “Stratofortress” deployment. The United States flew strategic bombers over the Persian Gulf on Wednesday for the second time this month, a show of force meant to deter Iran from attacking American or allied targets in the Middle East. (Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Air Force will turn its tankers into flying hotspots in first deployment of ABMS

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(AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, members of the media wait outside of the Bernie Beck Gate, an entrance to the Fort Hood military base in Fort Hood, Texas. Federal agents have seized more than 20 vehicles and the money in 10 bank accounts from a couple of U.S. Army veterans in Texas, who they say used personal information stolen from soldiers to defraud the military out of as much as $11 million. In an affidavit filed in court in June 2020 seeking to search the couple's home in Killeen, near Fort Hood, investigators described how they allegedly used a transportation reimbursement program to swindle the Army out of $2.3 million to $11.3 million. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)

Calls to move military sexual assault cases to independent prosecutors reach a boiling point 

A bill that would remove sexual assault investigations from the military chain of command now has 46 Senate co-sponsors, including 10 Republicans.

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JADC2 strategy in the works, possibility for investment fund

DoD hopes to have two formal strategies approved soon — one classified and one unclassified — to codify each of the lines of effort in its Joint All-Domain…

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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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