Military personnel leaders worry enlisted members will suffer under new retirement plan, given paycheck-to-paycheck earning levels in first few years of their careers.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter punched back at Congress after some lawmakers doubted the necessity of the Force of the Future initiative.
Sen. Jim Inhofe asked the Armed Services Committee to delay voting out Brad Carson’s nomination for undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness until allegations of a hostile work environment are checked out.
The Pentagon and the IG charged with Afghanistan reconstruction oversight sparred Wednesday over alleged obstructions to the IG’s probe into a controversial reconstruction program.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he plans to begin divesting the Joint Staff of some of its current responsibilities after the start of the new year.
Military undersecretaries have limited time to work as their branches’ chief management officers before the next administration takes charge.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the Navy to cut back on capacity and invest more in capability in a letter last week.
The National Security Agency is preparing for an organizational change that will prepare future leaders for global threats.
The Senate Armed Services Committee is holding hearings on less prominent Defense officials after a long stalemate over a congressional rule change.
Based on the work of two study groups, the Pentagon is likely to ask Congress to revise two key statutes underlying its personnel management system for military officers: the Goldwater-Nichols Act and the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act.