In today’s Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
President Donald Trump has called for the creation of a space force as a separate military service, but there hasn’t been a new military service since 1947.
The intelligence community is doing what other organizations do when under siege — they burnish their image.
As space becomes more of a contested domain, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson says the Air Force needs to step up its game.
U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers seems open to the idea of changing the leadership structure he currently heads.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, asked whether a new approach to the tactical and operational aspects of federal cybersecurity could be a powerful tool for addressing gaps that impede existing organizational structures.
DoD is trying to make its networks more conducive to Third Offset Strategy technologies with new guidance.
U.S. Cyber Command is creating a 10 person team to handle the $75 million a year it will have for acquisition.
The Defense Department hopes the next administration will create more flexible training models for reservists in order to retain those in aviation and cyber realms.
The expected nomination of retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to become secretary of defense depends on a one-time change to federal statutes that require military officers to have been retired for at least seven years before becoming the civilian leader of the Pentagon.