In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator John McCain said Gina Haspell will have to explain her involvement in the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program before he’ll vote for her confirmation.
The Defense Department has decided to take a pass on Base Realignment and Closure in the agency’s fiscal 2019 budget request.
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.
Lawmakers and military analysts weigh in on the most important personnel and readiness issues for 2018.
Military households will only see a $10 increase on average in basic allowance for housing pay.
The Veterans Affairs Department is expected to run out of funding in the VA Choice Program by the end of 2017. VA Secretary David Shulkin called on lawmakers to find some solution by year-end, even if it’s a temporary one.
More than two dozen agencies updated their contingency plans, should Congress not pass a bill to keep the government open past Friday.
DoD comptrollers and officials waiting for confirmation have paid lip-service to the audit for years, but the actual audit still has yet to take place.
A provision in the annual defense bill mandates a new Pentagon analysis of current personnel policies and whether they’re harming officer retention.
The Senate Armed Services chairman says he’ll withhold acquisition approvals from DoD programs unless the department completes its first financial audit.