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Central Command awards a gigantic task order to help with a range of intelligence challenges

Not many task orders are worth nearly $1 billion. But the Defense Department’s Central Command just issued a big one to Peraton.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks as Karen Gibson, the new Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, listens outside Schumer's office, Monday, March 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

New Senate sergeant at arms describes long-term security issues following Jan. 6

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DoD potentially vulnerable to private military companies controlled by other nations

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Defense officials say the Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military and will issue new rules that broaden their access to medical care and gender transition. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

$715B defense budget takes flak from left and right

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy, at the State Department, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden calls for agency ideas to win the race for national security talent

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Securing the inauguration from a continuity of government standpoint

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Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director

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ODNI asks White House to undo ‘overcomplicated’ system for sensitive records

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has asked the White House to repeal an Obama-era executive order putting controlled unclassified information…

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Current Army budget may make modernizing more difficult

At 245 years old, the Army remains a fundamental unit of national security. But it must modernize to many changes and technology and in the world threat situation.

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