Lloyd Austin

In this photo made on Thursday, May 6, 2021, a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E is seen as it is charging at a Ford dealer in Wexford, Pa. Taking sustainability efforts to the next level by switching to clean energy or purchasing an electric vehicle might feel daunting. Several federal incentives, such as the electric vehicle tax credit and home energy tax credits, may help offset the cost of the commitment for those who made upgrades last year or for those looking to take the leap in 2022. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

The targets are part of the service’s new climate change strategy, which the Navy released on Tuesday.

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Amy Braley Franck

New campaign asks service members to share stories to push sexual assault reforms farther

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Mark Milley

DoD’s budget inflation story is more complicated than you think

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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2021, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Rear Adm. John Korka, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), and Chief of Civil Engineers, leads Navy and civilian water quality recovery experts through the tunnels of the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Native Hawaiians who revere water in all its forms as the embodiment of a Hawaiian god say the Navy's acknowledgement that jet fuel leaked into Pearl Harbor's tap water has deepened the distrust they feel toward the U.S. military. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Luke McCall/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Pentagon to shut down leaking fuel tank facility in Hawaii

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Lloyd Austin

IG: Pentagon may not really know how big a problem extremism is in the military

In today’s Federal Newscast, the military has some big blind spots when it comes to figuring out how big a problem it has with extremism in the ranks.

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A cut lead pipe is pulled from a dig site for testing at a home in Royal Oak, Mich., on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Communities with lead pipes could see higher test results for lead in their tap water if a new method of water sampling goes into effect. The Detroit suburb of Royal Oak historically had low test results but it had to notify the public of a problem after the state mandated new sampling methods. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

IG: Water quality and mold may be issues when employees return to federal buildings

In today’s Federal Newscast, you can add water issues at federal properties to the list of unforeseen consequences from the lockdown.

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Lloyd Austin

Oklahoma bid for Guard exception to vaccine mandate denied

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has rejected a request by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt that his state’s National Guard be exempt from a Pentagon requirement that all military members be vaccinated against COVID-19

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