Field operations across the country remain on-hold through April 15. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau warned staffing adjustments at call centers may lead to increased wait times.
Acting Navy Secretary Tom Modly did 180-degree opposite of wise leadership at a crucial moment.
The acting Navy secretary, Thomas Modly, has resigned after having upbraided the former captain of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is directing that anyone on DoD property wear a cloth mask if they can’t consistently keep a six-foot social distance from other people.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper is defending the firing of a Navy captain who sought help for sailors on his aircraft carrier amid a growing coronavirus outbreak as a case of holding leaders “accountable.”
U.S. Navy officials say nearly 3,000 sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier where the coronavirus has spread will be taken off the ship by Friday as military leaders struggle to quarantine crew members in the face of an outbreak
The Navy says it is now searching for appropriate places in Guam to house the 4,000 crewmembers of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt. The change followed a letter from the ship’s commanding officer warning the onboard isolation strategy was “ineffective.”
The crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt was allowed to disembark for a port visit in Vietnam two weeks ago, but the Navy is unwilling to make a direct connection between that event and the new COVID-19 cases.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Deputy Secretary David Norquist says it’s unlikely DoD will be asked to do another round of reprogramming in 2021, after it moved more than $7 billion to fund wall construction.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they’ll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That’s challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don’t.