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Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

A new report says defense companies are reaping the benefits from building an ever-growing military system.

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New artificial intelligence initiatives, Buy American increase advancing in House NDAA

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House NDAA proposal would reform UCMJ to address sexual assaults in the military

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DoD will seek to require COVID-19 vaccine for all troops by mid-September at the latest

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Two powerful chairmen criticize White House for ‘dragging its feet’ on defense spending

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A smaller budget could lessen the Army’s operational reach, but lawmakers question if that’s a bad thing

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DoD is still unbalanced on readiness, but is it trying to do too much?

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Task force on supply chain will make recommendations for 2022 NDAA

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Congress’ newest subcommittee is focusing on cyber troops and JEDI

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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Lawmakers want to put defense funds President Trump used for a border wall back

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration used Defense Department funds to build parts of a border wall. Now Congress wants that money back…

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Biden facing some pushback for Defense secretary pick

In today’s Federal Newscast, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee has questions about his fellow Democrat’s choice to lead the Pentagon.

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An NDAA veto could threaten special pay for troops, lawmakers say they won’t let that happen

The NDAA holds a 3% raise for military service members and extends some hazard pay.

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