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Eric White/Federal News NetworkDavid Berteau

Defense Industrial Base faces short and long term challenges

The defense industrial base faces many challenges, like inflation and Ukraine, that need to be dealt with this fiscal year.

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Mark Milley

DoD’s budget inflation story is more complicated than you think

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DoD budget contains big pay raise and largest research investment ever

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VA’s biggest union already pushing back on agency’s closure plans

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

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

Army’s IVAS program under scrutiny from Congress, lawmakers withhold funds

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(DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army)U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Lawrence, right, places a temporary teal ribbon tattoo on a Soldier's hand at the Koele dining facility at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan, April 2, 2014. The teal ribbon was the symbol of sexual assault survivors and awareness. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kelly Simon, U.S. Army/Released)

Senators concerned over DoD’s sexual assault overhaul timeline

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Adam Smith

House NDAA proposal would reform UCMJ to address sexual assaults in the military

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Military sexual assault commissioners urge officials not to get bogged down by UCMJ changes

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Senate committee wants to add $35B to the Biden administration’s 2022 defense spending proposal

The Senate Armed Services Committee has issued its version of a defense policy bill for 2022, which would add $35 billion to what the Biden administration…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

DoD taking steps to scope military hunger issue

Some military families may not be eligible for SNAP because of the housing allowance they receive.

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Joe Biden

Proposed vaccine mandate for federal employees could face some legal hurdles

In today’s Federal Newscast, the federal employee vaccination mandate expected from the White House may not go down easy.

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