Donald Trump

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

The budget gets rid of the overseas contingency operations account and divests $2.8 billion in legacy systems.

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Donald Trump

It will be a while before the Trump era’s impact on contracting is gone

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Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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DoD fires hundreds of advisory board members, will conduct a review on effectiveness

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Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, speaks during his conformation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)

Austin creates safe haven for transgender troops as DoD solidifies policy

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs executive orders on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. Vice President Kamala Harris looks on at left. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

DPA will help Biden lead a more federal-centric response to COVID

The emergency acquisition authority is expected to get heavy use in Biden’s first year as president.

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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Supreme Court ends Trump emoluments lawsuits

The Supreme Court has brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Joe Biden

Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

Biden has a chance to appoint people who will address systemic personnel issues in the military.

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