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JAIC thinks AI might solve DoD’s struggles with contract writing systems

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to see if AI algorithms can navigate the Federal Acquisition Regulation and build an RFP themselves.

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DoD takes large step in changing operations, business for a world affected by climate change

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, American soldiers wait on the tarmac in Logar province, Afghanistan. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is leaving intelligence agencies scrambling for other ways to monitor and stop terrorists. They’ll have to depend more on technology and their allies in Afghan government — even as it faces an increasingly uncertain future once U.S. and NATO forces depart. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

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(AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)FILE - In this July 21, 2021 file photo, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks at a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. Austin has said he is working expeditiously to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for military personnel and is expected to ask Biden to waive a federal law that requires individuals be given a choice if the vaccine is not fully licensed. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

COVID vaccines to be required for military under new US plan

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)John Kirby

DoD will seek to require COVID-19 vaccine for all troops by mid-September at the latest

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DoD seeks to develop new career paths to stay ahead of AI competition

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the Defense Department needs to create new career paths and is looking to add technology skills to its basic training…

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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

The report details a misogynistic military environment where leaders are not aware of what is going on in their commands.

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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

The concerns came in the form of letters to Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who solicited the military chiefs for their opinions.

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