military readiness


Union representing DoD civilians has big objection to next year’s budget proposal

The American Federation of Government Employees thinks it could lead to wholesale reductions in the civilian ranks.

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The military has a hard time doing its job when Congress doesn’t do its job

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A big appetite for armed forces around the world might be hurting military readiness

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Defense agencies need accountability, reasoning in readiness technology

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Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, speaks during his conformation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)

Austin creates safe haven for transgender troops as DoD solidifies policy

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When fixing Navy readiness problems, money helps. But so does data.

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Is the Pentagon spending all it can to stay competitive?

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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. While the price of almost any good or service can be found online, most Americans don’t know what they’ll owe for a prescription medication until they get it. Unexpected costs contribute to the estimated 20 to 30 percent of prescriptions that are never filled, which can lead to health problems from untreated medical conditions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Are drug ingredients made in China a risk to troops? Two lawmakers think so

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Asst. Sec. for manpower talks Army’s new talent management strategy

The Army rolled out a new and comprehensive strategy for talent management that is all about recruitment and retention.

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Should the military go keto? Obesity still a problem for troops

For what that is and why it might be useful, Jeff Volek, professor of kinesiology at The Ohio State University, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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GSA awards new contract to help federal awards process run smoother

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is changing how it verifies that companies are eligible to do business with or receive assistance from the government.

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