Afghanistan

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VHA center looks to help veterans transition, prevent suicide amid Afghanistan exit

Recent veterans encountering transition to civilian life often face uncertainty, self doubt, sometimes serious. And some of those returning from Afghanistan…

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Now is the time for federal contractors to prepare for a continuing resolution

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You can add Afghanistan to the list of things pushing Congress towards a continuing resolution

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Nikoui died in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, along with 12 other U.S. service members. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Afghanistan situation has turned up the burner on an already boiling Congress

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

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(AP Photo/Jafar Khan)Afghan families wait for transport after entering Pakistan through a border crossing point in Chaman, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Jafar Khan)

Federal contractors have a role in helping Afghans get approved for special immigrant visas

As the State Department scrambles to process thousands of special immigrant visas for Afghans trying to flee through the Kabul airport, federal contractors…

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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 file photo, a U.S. Chinook helicopter flies near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, as diplomatic vehicles leave the compound amid the Taliban advance on the capital. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

IG report shows federal agencies have been failing in Afghanistan for years

In today’s Federal Newscast, during its 20 years in Afghanistan, no specific agency had the mindset, expertise or resources to develop the country, according…

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(Photo by Lawrence Jackson)The SAMMIE Awards breakfast held in the Senate Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 9, 2019. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Even after troops leave Afghanistan, Iraq, resulting brain injury research continuing for VHA

The chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Dr. Ann McKee returned to Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an update.

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