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TSA looking to hire thousands of new airport screeners

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Transportation Security Administration is launching a national recruitment campaign to fill jobs by this summer.

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‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs

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Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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Army fires, disciplines 14 leaders for failed command climate at Fort Hood

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14 Fort Hood soldiers fired, suspended over violence at base

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Pentagon asking more employees to work from home over coronavirus concerns

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DC congresswoman asks Park Service about money owed to District for shutdown help

In today’s Federal Newscast, Washington, D.C., Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton is wants an update from the National Parks Service on its plan to reimburse the…

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Army Reserve leaders accused of mishandling assault claims

A victim advocate for a large U.S. Army Reserve command has accused commanders of mishandling sexual assault cases and retaliating against at least one victim.

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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks during the signing of an order withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands, at EPA headquarters in Washington. Ernst says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding in October that was first reported by CityView, a Des Moines weekly newspaper. The filing was unsealed earlier this month after Ernst and her former husband of 25 years, Gail Ernst, settled their previously contentious divorce. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

New bill would allow agencies to fire employees found guilty of sexual assault

In today’s Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted or credibly found to have committed sexual assault while in government.

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