The Defense Department still wants to cut 18,000 medical billets.
Sometimes forgotten during the pandemic is that drug overdose deaths have continued to rise - to record levels.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement does maintain standards for the detention of illegal immigrants. But it doesn't always follow them.
The grouping of defense agencies are looking inward to make up for the budget gap.
Brain health has come to the forefront as a major health issues for service members.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it's been able to vaccinate its health care workers with relative speed, but reaching the broader veteran population has and will continue to be a challenge.
Tests on VA's new system showed more than 500 serious problems as recently as last summer. The department managed to resolve or work around almost all of them by the time of its first deployment in October.
Veterans and health care have changed a lot since 1945 when the vast cohort started returning home from World War II. The VA's acting Undersecretary for Health, Dr. Richard Stone, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a review.
Implementation of the CARES Act and vaccine distribution has been rocky. We got a look at the latest assessment from the Government Accountability Office's managing director for health care issues Nicole Clowers.
The pandemic has made a hash out of many people's lives, bringing anxiety, health care, child care, even relationship stress. And that's especially true for military members.
JC Cardinale, Legislative Affairs manager at the National Guard Association of the United States, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for details.
In today's Federal Newscast: Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) wants to know when and how Federal Employees will get vaccinated. The reenlisted rate in one branch of the military is sky high. And the COVID-19 relief checks are in the mail and being deposited directly.
A whole swath of professions will lose special pay if Congress can't override the NDAA veto.
Top negotiators in Congress have sealed a deal on $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package.