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Service members in remote areas missing out on transition benefits

DoD’s Transition Assistance Program aims to prepare service members for life outside the military. But for members whose final duty station is small or…

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(DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army)U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Lawrence, right, places a temporary teal ribbon tattoo on a Soldier's hand at the Koele dining facility at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan, April 2, 2014. The teal ribbon was the symbol of sexual assault survivors and awareness. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army/Released)

DoD taking immediate measures to address lack of trust on sexual assault and change prosecution process

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(Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2022 for the Department of Defense in Washington on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)

Military leaders push back on taking crimes out of chain of command

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Defense Secretary considering making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for military personnel

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)Nineteen C-130J aircraft take part in an elephant walk before takeoff during an exercise Mar. 15, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Numerous C-130J units from around the Air Force participated in a training event to enhance operational effectiveness and joint interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)

Air Force faces first test from Congress in divesting from legacy systems

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Pentagon has a new strategy for JADC2, but most of us won’t be able to see it for a while

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

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NARA calls in DoD to help resolve its backlog of veteran records requests

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After Fort Hood review, Army adding civilian leadership to criminal investigations

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Space National Guard plan nearing completion, Guard chief says

The Space National Guard would need permissions from Congress before becoming a reality.

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(AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa)FILE - In this April 2, 2014, file photo, members of the media wait outside of the Bernie Beck Gate, an entrance to the Fort Hood military base in Fort Hood, Texas. Federal agents have seized more than 20 vehicles and the money in 10 bank accounts from a couple of U.S. Army veterans in Texas, who they say used personal information stolen from soldiers to defraud the military out of as much as $11 million. In an affidavit filed in court in June 2020 seeking to search the couple's home in Killeen, near Fort Hood, investigators described how they allegedly used a transportation reimbursement program to swindle the Army out of $2.3 million to $11.3 million. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)

Calls to move military sexual assault cases to independent prosecutors reach a boiling point 

A bill that would remove sexual assault investigations from the military chain of command now has 46 Senate co-sponsors, including 10 Republicans.

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GSA has ambitious goal for using renewable electricity in all federal buildings

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration has a goal using renewable electricity for the entire federal real estate portfolio by 2025

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