Afghanistan

Bradey Police Lt. Philip Trudeau, left, comforts Bourbonnais Police officer Andy Cox following a ceremonial procession for fallen Bradley Police Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021,  in Bourbonnais, Ill. Rittmanic died after a shooting at a Comfort Inn the night before. (Tiffany Blanchette/The Daily Journal via AP)

New database aims to get a better understanding of suicide within law enforcement

In today’s Federal Newscast, the FBI is shining a brighter light on the mental health of law enforcement officers.

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Sloppy expense-accounts leave former government scientist owing thousands of dollars

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

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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

The House Armed Services Committee will consider a $716 billion defense bill, including changes to how the military prosecutes sexual crimes.

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With Afghan government falling, Pentagon deciding what to do with money for security forces

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is determining what it should do with billions intended for the Afghan armed forces.

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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 are playing a big role.

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