Lloyd Austin

Austin orders new steps to curb sexual assault while panel studies the problem

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is telling the military services to stand up new violence prevention workforces, identify “high risk” bases and assess their…

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Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Esper signs tenant bill of rights for families, but some provisions missing

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Air Force withholding millions from military housing company after allegations of fraud

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Senate committee authorizes $750 billion defense budget, establishes space force

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Martha McSally R-Arizona

Air Force orders immediate checks of 74K houses after reports of contaminants, rats

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Lawmakers find systemic issues as military families suffer in on-base housing

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James Inhofe

Trump faces royal flush of opposition from defense committee leaders to using military construction funds for wall

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In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 photo medicated High Chew edibles are shown on display and offered for sale at the cannabis-themed Kushstock Festival at Adelanto, Calif. Utah lawmaker Sen. Jim Dabakis drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming vote on a proposition that would legalize the medical use of marijuana in his state for individuals with qualifying medical conditions. Salt Lake City TV station KUTV reports Dabakis wanted to try cannabis before the vote. Dabakis selected an edible gummy bear for the test, saying legislators should at least try marijuana before it's up for vote next month. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Federal employees can still be fired for accidentally eating marijuana edibles

In today’s Federal Newscast, a federal court rules against an employee appealing his removal when he failed a drug test, after he says he accidentally…

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Kirsten Gillibrand

Lawmakers want DoD’s data on transgender ban decision

The policy released last month effectively bars transgender people from joining the military and puts transgender troops currently serving in jeopardy…

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TRANSCOM chief calls on Congress for national cybersecurity standard

U.S. Transportation Command leader Gen. Darren McDew said Congress needs to bridge the cybersecurity gap.

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