Defense officials say the new restrictions, though longer, will allow for more liberal exceptions. But they released few details on what those exceptions would be.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says agencies can lift the usual limits on premium pay and set higher annual premium pay caps for specific employees.
Troops will have to wait longer to move to their next orders, while others will see their plans postponed.
The Pentagon plans to announce new contracts under the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic supply of critical N95 respirators over the next three months.
Sarkis Tatigian joined the Navy in 1942. He’s been there ever since, until his death this week at the age of 96. Read about him and other Defense news in this week's DoD Reporter's Notebook.
The order has left some troops homeless and others paying two rents.
In today's Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is directing that anyone on DoD property wear a cloth mask if they can’t consistently keep a six-foot social distance from other people.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper is defending the firing of a Navy captain who sought help for sailors on his aircraft carrier amid a growing coronavirus outbreak as a case of holding leaders “accountable.”
In today's Federal Newscast, four preservation and conservation specialists at the National Archives and Records Administration did some quick thinking and realized the equipment they use to deal with records damaged by floods, fires, or mold could help doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus.
Thirty-five members of Congress are asking DoD to extend relief to military families.
In today's Federal Newscast, small business government contractors already are feeling the impact of the government slowdown because of the coronavirus. So the Pentagon is adjusting some contracts to help get companies some much needed cash.
DoD's latest stop-movement order will halt a significant number of the military services' overseas deployments and redeployments for the next 60 days.
Eight Pentagon entrances will be closed and mandatory temperature taking may be put into effect to enter the building.
In today's Federal Newscast, a huddle between agencies may yield new cybersecurity guidance for teleworking federal employees.