2022 NDAA

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Pentagon says full-year CR would cut its 2022 spending by more than $20B

Major reductions in military accessions, a civilian hiring freeze and cuts to PCS moves are all strong possibilities under a full-year continuing resolution,…

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Pentagon’s ponderous budget process is next target for Congressional reform

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden signs $768.2 billion defense spending bill into law

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Blue Star Families will continue COVID education, support campaign into 2022

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Air Force spouse creates Five and Thrive program to prioritize military families

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

Army’s IVAS program under scrutiny from Congress, lawmakers withhold funds

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Federal contractors find, sometimes you just have to outwait a problem

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NDAA has big changes for personnel, even though some blockbuster provisions are changed

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Light from the morning sun illuminates the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. With Democrats holding a thin majority in Congress, passage of President Joe Biden's sweeping legislative agenda will be a challenge as negotiations continue in the 50-50 Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Federal employees score new bereavement leave benefits in 2022 NDAA

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CISA cyber incident reporting requirements trip on defense bill finish line

Cyber incident reporting requirements for critical infrastructure companies and other federal cybersecurity provisions were left out of this year’s NDAA.

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

White House and Congress both seem to agree lower ranking troops need more money, but how much?

In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it supports the idea of a “basic needs allowance” for low-income military members, but wants more…

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While the Pentagon is doing more business with small companies, the list of candidates is shrinking

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has spent more of its contracting budget on small businesses in recent years, but those dollars are going to a shrinking pool of companies.

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