The Pentagon says it’s upholding the original intent of the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill by insisting that a key component of the bill is not an entitlement, and only a retention incentive.
The Senate’s Defense policy bill claims DoD has dragged its feet on previously-ordered management reforms that would create cross-functional teams to solve business challenges.
The Senate’s NDAA orders SOCOM to transfer dozens of personnel to the Pentagon office in charge of overseeing it. In the 2017 NDAA, Congress reorganized the chain of command for special operations.
The House’s version of the annual Defense policy bill would let the military onboard new officers with outside cyber expertise up to the rank of Army colonel or Navy captain.
The Army is looking at new steps to boost military spouse employment, potentially including new authorities to hire them as civilian employees.
The office of the undersecretary for personnel and readiness has five Senate-confirmable positions and up until now, Robert Wilkie’s seat was the only one the Trump administration had managed to fill.
Among more than 1,000 questions about DoD’s upcoming JEDI contract, dozens of vendors questioned its single-award approach. But the Pentagon isn’t changing its strategy.
In the absence of congressional permission for base closures, the Defense Department has decided to invest heavily in demolishing structures on existing bases that are no longer worth saving.
U.S. Maritime Administration says it’s 1,800 civilian sailors short of what it needs to achieve its national security mission.
Army acquisition chief says government-industry relationships over intellectual property have become too “sloppy.”