Army Secretary Mark Esper, the President’s nominee for secretary of defense, told his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday he is troubled by Turkey’s decision to defy the United States by acquiring Russian-made air defenses.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
In today’s Federal Newscast, yet another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration, passed the House.
Army Gen. Mark Milley says continual and timely funding is a must for the military.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a White House plan to take away some workers rights from civilian Defense employees was denied support from the Senate.
The ethical case against Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dissolved completely under exhaustive investigation.
A U.S. official says the Pentagon’s watchdog agency has cleared Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he had used his official position to favor his former employer, Boeing Co.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it appears the Navy will be dropping all charges against leadership involved in the USS Fitzgerald’s fatal collision with a merchant ship.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan told lawmakers that he’s already trying to stand up a small office around robotic process automation, a specific type of artificial intelligence aimed towards improving business practices.
After a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on military housing, the Air Force is inspecting all of its on-base, privatized housing.