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This May 17, 2021 image shows Charrae Toledo dropping off her daughters for the day at Cuidando Los Ninos in Albuquerque, N.M. The charity provides housing, child care and financial counseling for mothers, all of whom will benefit from expanded Child Tax Credit payments that will start flowing in July to roughly 39 million households. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Pentagon testing out covering in-home child care for servicemembers

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department will begin covering in-home child care costs for some military families under a new pilot program.

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Contracting community asks Congress for more tech funding — again

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A soldier reunites with his daughter at Fort Bragg, N.C.  after returning from the Middle East. The 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force had been deployed since New Years Eve. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East, some are returning home. By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On Thursday morning, eager family members waited in the base’s iconic Green Ramp to greet their loved ones. (U.S. Army via AP)

Thousands of Air Force families are waiting months for child care, according to report

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Though the worst is over, CISA wants agencies on guard after SolarWinds breach

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(Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)U.S. Army Pfc. Tess Sandoval assigned to 2nd Squadron, 6th Calvary Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is one of two female attack helicopter repairers in the squadron located on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Aug. 25, 2019. (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy)

Survey shows widening cracks in service member mental health and benefits issues during COVID

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Federal contractors describe onboarding in the age of coronavirus

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

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DoD prioritizes active duty families for child care, some civilians and Coast Guard could lose spots

Lower priority families will have to give up their child care spots if active duty families can’t find accommodations in 45 days.

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This undated photo provided by the Luz Escamilla Campaign shows Utah lawmaker and Salt Lake City former mayoral candidate Luz Escamilla with her husband Juan Carlos and three of her children, Aileen, Sol and Cielo, in Salt Lake City. She was among the first candidates to use a new Utah law that allows campaign money to be used for childcare. A small but growing number of states are passing similar measures, something that advocates say will allow more women to run for office amid a historic rise in the number of female candidates around the country. (Brandon Cruz/Luz Escamilla Campaign via AP)

Security at child care centers in federal buildings need significant upgrades

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration’s Inspector General found that all 11 of the child care centers it audited failed to meet…

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Telework or snow day? OPM offers up leave policy reminders ahead of winter weather

With winter around the corner, the Office of Personnel Management is reminding federal employees how they should respond to an operating status announcement, and when telework comes into play.

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