The Defense secretary put a halt to Trump-era actions against transgender service members.
The new secretary of defense, Lloyd Austin, is giving his senior leaders two weeks to send in reports on sexual assault prevention programs in the military.
In today's Federal Newscast, 26 journalists at Voice of America have demanded that VOA's director Robert Reilly resign after a reporter was reassigned for what they say was a retaliatory measure.
U.S. officials say Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist has been asked to serve as the acting secretary of defense for President-elect Joe Biden until a permanent Pentagon chief can be confirmed by the Senate.
In today's Federal Newscast, two House lawmakers want to close what they call are loop holes for senior government officials when they leave federal service for the private sector.
Senators will hear from Biden's defense secretary nominee on Jan. 19.
Joe Biden nominated of Kathleen Hicks as the deputy secretary of Defense and Colin Kahl as under secretary of Defense for Policy.
In today's Federal Newscast, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee has questions about his fellow Democrat’s choice to lead the Pentagon.
President-elect Joe Biden is making his case for retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defense, urging Congress to waive a legal prohibition against a recently serving military officer running the Pentagon
In today's Federal Newscast, Congress wants more transparency about the use of Other Transaction Authority in Defense spending.