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Snowballs fly during a snowball fight organized by the DC Snowball Fight Association, on the National Mall, Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Feds get details via video on how snow days are determined

Feds can now watch a video on a snow day, on how snow days are determined.

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DoD has ‘a lot of work to do’ to fix military housing

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Defense officials ask Congress for support with military pay, housing, but it will likely be years in the making

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Small tech companies ask Congress for changes to make acquisition easier to navigate

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Gil Cisneros

Cisneros to leave Pentagon in early September after controversial tenure

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(Photo by: Staff Sgt. James Richardson Jr.)Space Force

House Armed Services Committee endorses new management structure for Space Force

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Air Force plans drones with commercially available components

The Air Force plans to extend the capabilities of its future fighter jets with semi-autonomous drones built with commercially available parts.

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Military leaders seek measures to end food insecurity among service members

The Pentagon looks for new answers to ongoing questions about poverty levels for junior enlisted service members.

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol dome is seen from a window in the Cannon House Office Building at the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2022. Federal regulations run through American life, touching on everything we consume, the air we breathe, the water we drink. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

GOP House members named chairmen of Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees

In today’s Federal Newscast: House Republicans continue to enjoy their majority, naming two more members to committee chairmanships. Defense Secretary Austin officially ends the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. And AFGE continues to grow new members.

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