Lloyd Austin

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Defense officials say a year-long continuing resolution would be ‘The Bad Place’

Many of DoD’s plans and programs will have to wait if the budget goes to a year-long continuing resolution.

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Kathleen Hicks

DoD plans to hire 2,000 personnel for ‘first of its kind’ workforce tackling wellness issues

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Industry reacts to the latest strategies out from the Defense Department

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Pentagon to provide funds, help for troops seeking abortions

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Pentagon to boost housing stipends in areas where rental costs have ballooned

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD lifts ban on abortion care websites

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Abortion bans cause privacy, financial issues for service members, despite DoD’s efforts

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FILE - Rhode Island Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Andrew Bates pulls up tape marking a line at a coronavirus mass-vaccination site at the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, R.I., June 10, 2021. Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country - or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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Department of the NavyKINGS BAY, Ga., (August 4, 2021) James Balocki, (center left) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment , and Deborah Loomis, (center right) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change, are given a safety brief from Capt. Miguel Dieguez, (left) public works officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Cmdr. Marcel Duplantier, (right) resident officer in charge of construction Trident, during a tour. The Kings Bay Dry Dock is currently undergoing a $596 million in preparation for Columbia class submarines and to extend its life into the 2080s. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana/Released)

Department of the Navy’s new strategy for climate challenges expands scope

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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

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Space National Guard still up in the air but lawmakers want to move forward

Senators seek to establish National Guard for space missions, correcting what they see as a “mistake” in Space Force’s initial establishment.

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Amy Braley Franck

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

Members of the military and vets are sharing their experiences on social media.

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Mark Milley

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

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and DoD Comptroller Michael McCord represented the Pentagon’s vanguard in defending the $773 billion 2023 budget request to Congress on Tuesday.

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