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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force F-35 stealth fighter jets and South Korean F-15 fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over Japan earlier this week, South Korea's military said. North Korea hates such displays of U.S. military might at close range and will likely respond with fury. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)

Contractors ponder the murky midterm election results

What does it mean for us? That’s what federal contractors are asking themselves in the aftermath of the midterm elections.

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GAO: Coast Guard too slow creating rules to improve safety aboard older commercial fishing vessels

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Retiring after nearly 40 years, GAO Public Affairs Specialist Fuller O. ‘Ned’ Griffith has stories to tell…

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FILE - The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One as it flies over Washington, March 2, 2022. The Air Force has filed criminal charges against an airman in connection with an April explosion that injured U.S. troops at a base in eastern Syria. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The Pentagon has a long list of to-dos from its inspector general

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DoD’s acting IG is in his position unlawfully, GAO finds

GAO legal opinion says the appointment of Sean O’Donnell to be acting DoD IG violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act twice: once under President Trump,…

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A new look at an old problem: the Pentagon’s weapons procurement

GAO says it seen some improvement and DOD is management of major acquisitions, but the cost and schedule growth are still big problems. And while every…

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Amid ‘grave’ concerns about facility conditions, Navy learned lessons about shipyard overhaul

The Navy has pledged more than $20 billion to modernize its aging shipyards, but serious questions remain about the plan’s implementation. Maintenance backlogs and construction costs have grown.

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