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Crackdown in the works against acquisition fraud and misconduct

In today’s Federal Newscast, Air Force contracting officials and law enforcement have agreed to crackdown on acquisition fraud. The State Department is…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)A virtual reality headset hangs from the ceiling at the 317th Maintenance Group VR lab at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Mar. 3, 2021. The lab has advanced so far that the Air Education and Training Command for the C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs’ have integrated the Dyess’ VR training course into their field training detachment curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Air Force Academy will soon start using mixed reality for hands-on learning

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DoD commission on sexual assault promises it will bring fresh eyes to an old issue

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In this image provided by the U.S. Air force Academy, academy cadets start the school year with a mix of reduced class sizes and remote learning on Aug. 12, 2020, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Under the siege of the coronavirus pandemic, classes have begun at the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. But unlike at many colleges around the country, most students are on campus and many will attend classes in person. (Trevor Cokley/U.S. Air Force Academy via AP)

Military academies flooded with issues, but will superintendents’ plans fix the problems?

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Space Force taking on new members, sending acquisition recommendations to Congress

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Air Force official challenges academy superintendent for command removal

For at least one side of the story, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Tully Rinckey attorney Larry Youngner.

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Sex assault reports up at military schools; more unreported

A Pentagon report says the total number of sexual assaults at the three U.S. military academies increased slightly last year, but an anonymous survey suggests…

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment than initially thought. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA lays out standards for veterans to see private doctors

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department releases its much anticipated community care standards, which lay out what veterans are allowed to get medical treatment from non-VA doctors.

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