In today's Federal Newscast, nearly 22,000 service members have now been diagnosed with coronavirus after this week saw a more than 20% jump.
Congress wants to move oversight of DoD's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center higher up.
DoD's chief management officer has found $11 billion in cost reductions this year, but the office's continued existence is in doubt.
The Senate added 62 bipartisan amendments to the bill and will debate six more.
TRANSCOM says the apparent need for corrective action was triggered by an honest mistake in the government's System for Award Management. But the command's position is difficult to reconcile with other publicly-available evidence.
The House Armed Services Committee easily passed its version of the 2021 defense authorization bill Wednesday night. The bill contains provisions needed to guarantee paid parental leave coverage to Federal Aviation Administration, Veterans Health Administration and other federal employees left out of the original law.
In today's Federal Newscast, we looks at THE SPACE FORCE, its three echelons of command, with lesser structures called, "deltas." The deltas are like the wings or groups of the Air Force and are run by colonels.
Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.
The House Armed Services Committee chairman says DoD has enough money to tide its industrial base over.
In both chambers of Congress, next year's NDAA tells DoD it's time to devote more energy toward understanding not just the cost of buying weapons, but the long-term cost of owning them.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Trump administration is reminding Congress of budget challenges at US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The Senate's version of the 2021 NDAA would eliminate DoD's third-highest ranking position, one that's only existed for the last two years.
A defense authorization bill amendment proposal would require recipients of Defense Department grants to publicly disclose how they spend the money.
Amendments and political concerns are likely to hold up budgetary talks for next year. Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the latest.