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An NDAA veto could threaten special pay for troops, lawmakers say they won’t let that happen

The NDAA holds a 3% raise for military service members and extends some hazard pay.

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House may tackle legislation to end ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ budgeting in DoD

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Thornberry’s latest round of procurement reforms tackle DoD requirements, sustainment processes

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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National Guard officials, states push back on Trump’s border wall fund diversion

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DoD asks for $705B for 2021, gives Space Force more than $15B

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Lawmakers demand answers on reprogramming $7.2B in defense funds for border wall

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

Thousands of federal employees to be asked about benefits this coming fall

In today’s Federal Newscast, 50,000 federal employees will get a chance to sound off about their benefits this fall in the Office of Personnel Management’s…

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on the FY2019 budget with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, and Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer David L. Norquist, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Thornberry had ‘out-sized influence’ on Armed Services Committee, colleague says

Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) becomes the sixth Republican from the state not seeking reelection in the next cycle.

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US claims victory in compromise on international mail delivery

Trump administration declares victory in international compromise that will allow the U.S. Postal Service to collect higher fees for delivery of small packages entering the country.

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