(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sara Hoerichs)Maj. Philip Becker, 8th Airlift Squadron pilot, left, works with 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen to complete preflight checks at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Aug. 6, 2020. The flight was part of Exercise Long Hammer/Rainier War, a week-long exercise designed to evaluate Team McChord’s ability to conduct airlift operations while complying with real-world COVID-19 pandemic countermeasures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sara Hoerichs)

DoD puts down serious money on 5G experimentation

The Defense Department is putting $600 million into 5G in five new military installations.

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Harker will perform DoD comptroller duties as McCusker exits

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House may tackle legislation to end ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ budgeting in DoD

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DoD will begin coronavirus testing, quarantining all troops about to deploy

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DoD imposes near-total domestic travel ban for its personnel

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DoD asks for $705B for 2021, gives Space Force more than $15B

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Pentagon racing to establish new chief data officer within CIO’s office

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Pentagon’s zero-based review has freed $5 billion so far

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Despite growing list of problems, DoD says financial audit is already yielding benefits

David Norquist, the deputy secretary of Defense, said the nascent audit process — expensive as it is — is largely paying for itself already.

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DoD’s second financial audit uncovers 1,300 new deficiencies

Although the Pentagon resolved more than 500 findings from last year’s audit, so far, auditors are identifying financial management problems faster than…

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Pentagon undergoing defense-wide review for inefficiencies

The Defense Department is taking a hard look at its programs into 2025.

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