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Pentagon reports $5B in improper payments to civilian workforce

The newly-reported improper payments come a year after a similar testing overhaul flagged billions of dollars in potentially unsupportable payments in…

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Army will now assume soldiers are missing and not AWOL after multiple deaths this summer

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Army is taking limited steps to counter racial divisiveness

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Navy testing entire carrier’s crew for coronavirus after more diagnoses

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Army creating long-term plan to fix housing issues

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(U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. D/Staff Sgt. Daniel Schroederbatallion command

Army’s new assessment of battalion commanders candidates is underway

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Military considering dropping some housing contractors after botched mold cleanup

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115th Mobile Public Affairs Deta/Sgt. Jennifer LenaPfc. Michael Roberts and Pvt. Nicholas Brown, cavalry scouts for Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment navigate rough eastern Washington terrain on foot while conducting dismounted zone reconnaissance training at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., June 25, 2019. The training is part of a large-scale exercise known as eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC), which focuses on improving individual and team skillsets, decision making, equipment familiarization, and deployment readiness. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Lena, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army’s new personnel strategy will be reliant on data to make change

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A student from the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School practices setting a paiute deadfall trap for small game during the survival phase of Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Level-C training (SERE) at Camp Mackall, N.C., Feb. 28, 2019. Commanders are making big changes to the grueling course that soldiers must pass to join the elite Special Forces. The goal is to meet evolving national security threats and to shift from a culture that weeds out struggling soldiers to one that trains them to do better.(Ken Kassens/U.S. Army via AP)

Army debuts new system to pick commanders amid focus on talent management

On Tuesday, the Army released its first-ever “People Strategy.” Implementation plans are yet to come, but the service is already rethinking its selection…

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Federal Employee Unions

OPM examining how feds pay union dues after Supreme Court ruling

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management asked the Federal Labor Relations Authority how agencies can deduct union dues in light…

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In this  Jan. 8, 2019, photo, U.S Army Staff Sgt. Idis Arroyo,left, carries weights while training to serve as an instructor in the new Army combat fitness test at Fort Bragg, N.C. The new test is designed to be a more accurate test of combat readiness than the current requirements. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

National Guard testing new Army fitness exam, getting soldiers ready for year-round deployments

The National Guard is assessing and fielding the Army’s new fitness test.

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