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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, American soldiers wait on the tarmac in Logar province, Afghanistan. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is leaving intelligence agencies scrambling for other ways to monitor and stop terrorists. They’ll have to depend more on technology and their allies in Afghan government — even as it faces an increasingly uncertain future once U.S. and NATO forces depart. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

A new report says defense companies are reaping the benefits from building an ever-growing military system.

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Industry presses for more time on cyber EO’s software transparency initiative

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DoD wants to pay more attention to weapon sustainment, seeing successes in new acquisition polices

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

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Space Force to require all of its employees to be digitally fluent

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502nd Air Base Wing Public Affai/Sarayuth PinthongU.S. Air Force basic military training trainees are issued

personal computers during in-processing as part of a pilot test under a

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement partnership at Joint Base San

Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Dec. 11, 2019. The computers replace all hard copy

textbooks BMT trainees currently use with the intent to help BMT assess

learning outcomes, value and return on investment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarayuth Pinthong)

DoD overhauling training systems, creating central repository

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Senators join industry groups asking for extension of contractor pay provision

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), along with Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), asked Senate leadership to include a provision…

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers hone their long-distance marksmanship skills as they train at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The soldiers are members of the Army's new Security Force Assistance Brigade. The Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of it's new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

DIU showed significant strides in 2019 after further entrenching itself in DoD

The Defense Innovation Unit made significant strides in increasing the number of commercial prototypes that made it into warfighters’ hands and quickening…

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A Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police vehicle is parked on the other side of a tape police line along the Tidal Basin as cherry blossoms cover the trees, in Washington, Monday, March 23, 2020. As Washington, D.C. continues to work to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Muriel Bowser extended road closures and other measures to restrict access to the Tidal Basin, a main tourist attraction. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Pentagon looks to help keep small federal contractors afloat

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.

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