John Garamendi

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DoD’s drug supply chain is shaky, DoD IG report adds to growing evidence of that

DoD does not have a way to mitigate risks to the supply chain.

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(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)Air Force

Armed services taking deep dive into training accidents, mitigation strategies

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Jackie Speier

‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, housing stands dilapidated and vacant at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Warminster, Pa. In Warminster and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Final NDAA holds more than 50 provisions to fix military housing issues

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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. While the price of almost any good or service can be found online, most Americans don’t know what they’ll owe for a prescription medication until they get it. Unexpected costs contribute to the estimated 20 to 30 percent of prescriptions that are never filled, which can lead to health problems from untreated medical conditions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Are drug ingredients made in China a risk to troops? Two lawmakers think so

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Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

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climate vulnerable bases

Top lawmaker proposes taking activities away from climate vulnerable bases like Camp Lejeune

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Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via APAdm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, Calif., Thursday, March 21, 2019. Strapped with an aging fleet, the U.S. Coast Guard is about to award a contract for a much-needed new icebreaker to help compete against Russia and China for a presence in the Arctic, but the service needs more funding for operations and infrastructure, its commandant said Thursday. (Seaman Ryan Estrada/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Coast Guard focuses on readiness, hiring for 2020 in shadow of shutdown

Commandant Karl Schultz stood before the House on Tuesday laying out the agency’s many concerns and promises. Schultz said fiscal 2020 will focus mainly…

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This March 17, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Air Force shows an aerial view of Offutt Air Force Base and the surrounding areas affected by flood waters in Neb. Surging unexpectedly strong and up to 7 feet high, the Missouri River floodwaters that poured on to much the Nebraska air base that houses the U.S. Strategic Command overwhelmed the frantic sandbagging by troops and their scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and aircraft. (Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Blake/The U.S. Air Force via AP)

DoD justifies climate change report, says response was mission-centric

After getting a scolding from Congress, DoD is standing by its report on climate change and military installations.

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Democrats scold DoD over incomplete climate change report

Top House Armed Services Committee Democrats think the Defense Department skimped on its climate change study last year.

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