Costs of DoD’s full-scope financial audit will approach $1 billion in the effort’s first year, but Defense officials contend the benefits are well worth the price.
The 2018 defense authorization bill makes changes to immigration, child care and spouse licensing policies.
The Army says the outcome of two studies shows the need to “pivot” to a new strategy for its tactical network.
The Senate version of the Defense authorization bill doesn’t include a provision to make it easier for agencies to use commercial marketplaces.
Navy knew it was “accepting risks” at least two years ago when it decided to press ahead with more demanding forward deployments in the Asia-Pacific, despite downward slide of routine maintenance and training.
For federal contractors, trying to get a bead on future federal procurement policy is like peering into fog. The House Armed Services Committee has flip-flopped on a couple of issues. The Defense Department seems to disagree with the White House. Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The House defense authorization bill brought up some important issues for those in the military and their loved ones. Find out what could affect you in the coming year.
The House Armed Services’ Personnel Subcommittee suggests a 2.4 percent increase in military pay and 17,000 more troops for the Army.
Defending his department’s $52 billion budget increase for the first time on Capitol Hill this week, Defense Secretary James Mattis ran into heavy skepticism from the committee members who might normally be his most natural allies for a Pentagon plus-up.
Bipartisan legislation would require DoD to disclose cyber operations, capabilities to Congress. Advocates say it brings notification requirements in line with what’s required for more traditional military operations.