The Army has been through a lot in its six months without a civilian leader.
President Trump tweets out a new policy just weeks after Defense Secretary Mattis ordered a six month review.
The Air Force is changing its military education for enlisted airmen to make classes more flexible about their lives.
Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione checks out some of the projects the Office of Naval Research is funding.
The Office of Naval Research is trying not to make bets on certain technologies and is instead betting on its people.
Air Force civilians can now start working part-time while taking some of their retirement annuity.
The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley-based Defense Innovation Unit Experimental needs more money and DoD is coming to the rescue.
Defense Secretary Mattis is reviewing the chief innovation officer position after his predecessor moved full speed ahead on it.
Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is teaming with AT&T to use internet of things and smart city technologies to make the base run more smoothly. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with AT&T Air Force Client Executive Vice President Rocky Thurston and Maxwell’s 42nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Don Lewis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the updates.
A bill authorizing $696 billion in spending for the Defense Department, raising military pay by 2.4 percent for service members and creating a new branch of the military for space operations passed the House by a vote of 344–81. The bill authorizes enough funds to go head-to-head with sequestration as it makes a return in 2018 unless a budget deal is reached.
New legislative proposals from the Defense Department try to streamline the acquisition system, but do they compromise oversight?
Richard Spencer and his favorite business theory sailed through a July 11 Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.
Representatives already submitted their amendments to the House Rules Committee for the bill and Federal News Radio compiled a list of the amendments you should watch when they get to the floor.
The House Armed Services Committee wants to expand the $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay for DoD civilians to 2021.
The Navy announced its bonus reenlistment numbers for pilots in 2018. Meanwhile, Congress is trying to give more money to the Air Force to retain pilots.