Frank Kendall

FILE - In this July 6, 2021, file photo with the Founders Library in the background, people walk along the Howard University campus in Washington. With the surprise twin hiring of two of the country's most prominent writers on race, Howard University is positioning itself as one of the primary centers of Black academic thought just as America struggles through a painful crossroads over historic racial injustice. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Howard University lands multi-year research contract with Air Force

Howard University will partner with the Air Force as the first HBCU to host a University Affiliated Research Center.

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(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alphonso Grant)An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron departs after conducting an aerial refueling with a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron above the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 3, 2019. The KC-135 Stratotanker delivers U.S. Air Forces Central Command a global reach of aerial refueling to support joint and coalition aircraft, providing war-winning airpower throughout the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

Air Force reverses plan to cut special duty assignment pay

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Air Force creates new office to settle internal ‘squabbles’ over ABMS

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Will the Air Force continue with its chief architect experiment? Kendall says maybe more is needed

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff. Sgt. Daniel Snider)A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II flies above the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 17, 2020. The Thunderbolt II is a highly accurate, global reach airframe that provides U.S. and coalition forces a maneuverable close air support and precision strike platform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff. Sgt. Daniel Snider)

Air Force planning restructure for future competition and savings

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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file image from video, Jeff Zients, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president., Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, chair of the COVID-19 health equity task force, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Andy Slavitt, senior adviser to the White House COVID-19 Response Team,, appear on screen during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Washington. (White House via AP, File)

GAO: Agencies could’ve been more transparent in pandemic response OTA’s

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies spent billions on urgent COVID-related contracts, but they neglected to report some important award information.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this file photo from Wednesday, March 3, 2021, members of the Michigan National Guard join the U.S. Capitol Police to keep watch over the Capitol grounds in Washington, in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection by a mob loyal to former President Donald Trump. The Guard mission is ending as Democrats and Republicans spar over whether to form an independent bipartisan commission to investigate the attack that sought to overturn Trump's loss to Joe Biden. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

National Guard readies severe budget measures to cover this year’s Capitol security costs

Funding shortfalls will have serious consequences in the final quarter of this fiscal year because of unexpected bills related to security at the Capitol,…

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(2d Cavalry Regiment/1st Lt. Ellen Brabo)Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment prepare for departure aboard an aircraft at the Nuremberg Airport, Germany, July 26, 2018. 3/2CR is en route to Georgia to participate in Noble Partner 18 - a Georgian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Europe cooperatively-led exercise in its fourth iteration. The exercise is intended to support and enhance the readiness and interoperability of Georgia, the U.S. and participating nations during a multinational training operation. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ellen C. Brabo)

Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System

Following an apparently successful pilot project, DoD plans to start negotiations with SAP Concur on the price tag to fully replace its existing system.

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