The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service launched its two-year study, which will gather public feedback on the military’s selection service and other civilian volunteer programs. Commissioners hope these conversations will renew the public’s interest in serving in national service.
The Securities and Exchange Commission chairman told senators Tuesday that the agency needs to keep its long-term IT modernization fund in order to defend against future cyber breaches.
House Armed Services Ranking Member Adam Smith doesn’t see a way Congress can appropriate $700 billion to the military.
The Defense Department is trying a new tactic on its plea for base realignment and closure.
The top two members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are floating a proposal that would finally allow another round of military base closures several years from now. Here’s how it would work.
More than 30 think tank experts are calling for military base closures. The Defense Department says it is operating with a 22 percent excess of infrastructure.
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.
The Defense Department is looking to conduct another round of Base Realignment and Closure in 2021, but as usual, lawmakers are jumpy about losing military bases in their districts.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, asked whether a new approach to the tactical and operational aspects of federal cybersecurity could be a powerful tool for addressing gaps that impede existing organizational structures.
Senators grilled President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Air Force on Thursday over $450,000 in alleged improper payments her private consulting firm collected from Energy Department laboratories, but their questions and Heather Wilson’s answers did little to shed little additional light on the matter.