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Pentagon asking more employees to work from home over coronavirus concerns

In today’s Federal Newscast, more Pentagon employees are being told to telework because of an uptick in coronavirus infections in the National Capital Region.

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DoD rolls out new process to reduce coronavirus travel restrictions

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick OsinoCommandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller addresses Marines and Sailors assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa, during a ceremony at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, Dec. 25, 2017. Neller and Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, sergeant major of the Marine Corps stopped by NAS Sigonella to spend time with SPMAGTF-CR-AF service members during the holidays. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick Osino) www.dvids.hub.net

GAO says some Marine commands spent too much or too little on civilian employees

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PHOTOS: Services at Pentagon, White House, Capitol honor 9/11 victims

The president, members of Congress and the armed forces honored the victims of Sept. 11, 2001 at services across Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

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A member of the military walks the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before the start of the September 11th Pentagon Memorial Observance at the Pentagon on the 17th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

9/11 — what’s that?

More than 4 million people, now-voting age adults, were born, and even more were in kindergarten, grade school or junior high when the attacks were made…

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115th Mobile Public Affairs Deta/Sgt. Jennifer LenaPfc. Michael Roberts and Pvt. Nicholas Brown, cavalry scouts for Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment navigate rough eastern Washington terrain on foot while conducting dismounted zone reconnaissance training at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., June 25, 2019. The training is part of a large-scale exercise known as eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC), which focuses on improving individual and team skillsets, decision making, equipment familiarization, and deployment readiness. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jennifer Lena, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army to increase maximum re-enlistment bonus

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army’s issuing new maximum bonus amounts, aimed at encouraging soldiers to sign up for longer enlistments.

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