Iraq

(Photo by Lawrence Jackson)The SAMMIE Awards breakfast held in the Senate Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 9, 2019. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Even after troops leave Afghanistan, Iraq, resulting brain injury research continuing for VHA

The chief of neuropathology at the VA Boston Healthcare System, Dr. Ann McKee returned to Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an update.

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More than troops will be departing Afghanistan — also a slew of contractors

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Rubble and debris are seen at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles on Wednesday, in retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed atop Iranian commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose killing raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Qassim Abdul-Zahra)

As injury numbers grow from Iran attack, lawmaker wants answers on head trauma

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Small contractors could be hit hardest under planned Defense spending cuts

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State’s lack of middle managers risks diplomacy

The State Department has a gap in its work
force. It has too few experienced, mid-level
career foreign service employees. It’s the
result of several…

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Army, Marine Corps look to replace Humvee

Despite planned budget cuts, the military is moving ahead to design a new tactical truck to replace the Humvee, which is vulnerable to roadside bombs and…

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From DoD to State: Agencies break new contracting ground in Iraq

In a first-ever interview, key officials from
the Departments of Defense and State responsible for planning the transition to a diplomatic-led mission in Iraq discuss how the two agencies coordinated one of the largest overseas logistical operations since World War II. The article is the first part in Federal News Radio’s special report, Trial by Fire: Overseas Contracting in Transition, part of the series, Inside the World’s Biggest Buyer.

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