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DoD’s $7.2B moving contract included ‘pervasive’ violations of procurement rules

Newly-released legal document shed light on the numerous reasons GAO sided against U.S. Transportation command in its contract to overhaul the military…

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Pentagon loses two bid protests that challenged $7 billion moving contract

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Two firms renew legal challenges to DoD’s $7B moving contract

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DoD reverses course, says no corrective action needed on $7B moving contract

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt) Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

30,000 military families expected to relocate despite stop movement order

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt) Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Military stop move order leaves service members paying two rents, DoD concerned about moving companies

Service members are feeling more financial pressure as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

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Chicago's Lake Shore Drive is barren of its usual vehicle traffic, Monday, March 23, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic could test a generation in ways they have never faced. One expert likens the impact to that of the Great Depression. As they're being asked to study at home and distance socially to help their more vulnerable elders, how will they cope? (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

UPDATE: Nearly 30,000 troops stuck in limbo because of DoD’s coronavirus ‘stop move’ orders

Thousands of troops are stuck waiting until May for their next move.

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This combination of photos shows Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on June 24, 2019 and Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, in Washington, on Sept. 13, 2018. Cybersecurity experts said Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, there are many questions still unanswered from an investigation commissioned by Bezos that said the billionaire's phone was hacked, apparently after receiving a video file with malicious spyware from the WhatsApp account of the crown prince. (AP Photo)

Senator asks intelligence community to look into Jeff Bezos phone hacking

In today’s Federal Newscast, after one of the world’s wealthiest individuals had his phone hacked, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) wants intelligence agencies to begin an investigation.

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