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FILE - This May 25, 2021, file photo shows a U.S. Passport cover in Washington. Americans hoping to travel abroad this summer may have to delay their plans if they need new or renewed passports. Would-be travelers are overwhelming federal offices as the lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions unleashes a pent-up demand for passports. Wait times for new passports and renewals are now up to 18 weeks and those seeking expedited appointments can take up to 12 weeks. (AP Photo/Eileen Putman, File)

State Dept. says it’s back to sending passports out at pre-pandemic levels

In today’s Federal Newscast, the State Department says it can now get passports out to customers in a matter of weeks.

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(Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley arrives to the chamber ahead of President Joe Biden speaking to a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Top general drops opposition to change in sex assault policy

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John Hyten

Pentagon’s number-two officer vows to fix software acquisition ‘nightmare’

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Appropriators push back against plan to reallocate MILCON funds to border

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NSA21 brings new look, same mission for agency

The National Security Agency’s approach to 21st century threats comes with six new directives and a new look for part of its two-pronged mission.

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Joint Chiefs chairman travels to Vatican City, UN, Times Square

Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, racked up some frequent flier miles recently as he traveled from New York City…

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Joseph Dunford

Organizational changes on DoD wishlist for NDAA

The Defense Department is looking at changing the roles of the combatant commands and Joint Chiefs of Staff .

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