In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Army National Guard is looking for nearly 5,000 fitness instructors and buying roughly $40 million in workout equipment in the next seven months to help its soldiers meet new physical fitness standards being set by the military service. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Army getting some help keeping their troops in shape

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army is embedding nutritionists, physical fitness experts and coaches into active duty brigades in hopes of increasing…

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DoD’s ‘third offset’ includes many small bets, willingness to fail

Gen. Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said DoD must accept more risk in its funding of new technologies. Topics of interest…

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Popping bureaucratic balloons at the Defense Department

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. says he plans to do his part to respond to congressional criticism over ballooning bureaucracies at the Pentagon.

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