Senate Armed Services Committee

Stephanie Miller

Several military branches poised to miss recruitment targets for fiscal 2022

Senators pointed to heightening sexual assault reports, military housing issues and COVID-19 vaccination requirements as common deterrents for potential…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Three things to watch in the House 2023 NDAA

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Early morning summer sunrise as seen from the Lincoln Memorial while looking toward the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.

Defense funding topline up in the air for 2023 after committees release bills

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(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alphonso Grant)An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron departs after conducting an aerial refueling with a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron above the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 3, 2019. The KC-135 Stratotanker delivers U.S. Air Forces Central Command a global reach of aerial refueling to support joint and coalition aircraft, providing war-winning airpower throughout the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

Air Force thinking of new ways to handle ‘black swan’ events in acquisition

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Defense Industrial Base faces short and long term challenges

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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

Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.

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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

This is the second year that Congress is requesting information on the augmented reality goggles.

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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

It could take until 2030 for the Defense Department to implement all of the recommendations to improve sexual assault response.

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