2018 NDAA

TRICARE drug prices will rise next year, and in the foreseeable future

TRICARE beneficiaries who get their drugs through home delivery or through a retail pharmacy will pay anywhere from $1 to $8 more in copayments starting…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file aerial photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation’s values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Marijuana, space and Star Wars: 2019 was wild for the military, here’s what 2020 holds

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkAmazon Web Services, lawsuit, Defense Department

Why DoD may have given Amazon every reason to protest JEDI

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Navy education overhaul creates new CLO, community college

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DoD CIO gets beefed-up authorities, responsibilities starting Tuesday

Law taking effect Jan. 1 gives the Defense Department chief information officer new authorities over military services’ “disparate” IT modernization efforts.

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Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer attends a Senate Armed Services hearing Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Navy says its readiness is improving, but progress is fragile

The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.

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Michael McDonald

GAO: USPS’ retiree health benefits fund could be depleted by 2030

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.

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