Troops will have to wait longer to move to their next orders, while others will see their plans postponed.
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.”
Service members’ travel is restricted in some places, access limitations have been placed on bases and exercises have been postponed, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Monday at the Pentagon.
Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration’s decision to move 2020 funds to build the president’s border wall without lawmakers’ consent.
President Donald Trump is getting heavy pushback from top National Guard officials, advocates and the individual states for reprogramming funds from the Pentagon to build a wall on the southern border.
The leader of the Defense Department’s hub for integrating artificial intelligence into operations and functional purposes of the military will retire this summer.
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 Federal Employee Benefits survey.
The Army cut $25 billion in old weapons over the next five years to reinvest into modernization, but Congress is miffed that its ability to weigh in on programs is limited.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.