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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick, a carrier of Lyme disease. Preliminary indicators show Lyme disease abating during the summer of 2018 in New England, and public health authorities said they are finding fewer ticks in the environment. (CDC via AP, File)

NDAA amendment aims to find out if DoD experimented with weaponized bugs

In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress…

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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court martialed.  (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy photo via AP, File)

Navy says it’s closed training, certification gaps in accident-prone 7th Fleet

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Navy attempts to tackle ‘Frankenstein’ of shipboard systems in response to vessel collisions

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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, damage is visible as the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. Adm. William Moran, the vice chief of naval operations, told a congressional oversight panel Sept. 7, that the hectic pace of military operations and a constrained military budget don’t excuse two warship accidents in the Pacific region that killed 17 American sailors and led the sea-going service to order a broad investigation into its performance and readiness.(Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Navy promises sailors more predictable sleep schedules, duty assignments in 2018

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Behind deadly Navy collisions, a ‘bad gamble’ on an overstretched fleet

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