The Air Force is giving battlefield airmen incentive pay even when they are not in a war zone to encourage them to seek medical care and stay in the service.
A House panel wants to give military spouses up to $500 to get relicensed in their occupations after station changes in order to make relocation easier on families.
A House panel wants to make it illegal to share intimate photos without consent. The panel also wants to expand help for male victims of sexual assault.
The House Armed Services’ Personnel Subcommittee suggests a 2.4 percent increase in military pay and 17,000 more troops for the Army.
A House panel wants the Defense Department to notify Congress when cyber attacks are made and new cyber weapons are developed. It also wants to be notified of counterterrorism policy changes.
More than 30 think tank experts are calling for military base closures. The Defense Department says it is operating with a 22 percent excess of infrastructure.
The Defense Department is thinking about sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain says DoD doesn’t have a plan to win the war.
A program that allows soldiers to take a break from active duty to pursue schooling or professional goals is still in its infancy. A new report says only 13 soldiers have taken advantage of the program.
The Defense Department unveils a quick setup command post that is secure enough to handle classified information in the field.
DISA is prepared to scrap buying unified capabilities from industry if the price is too high. The agency is prepared to move to an open source platform.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is trying to stay ahead of the technology curve. That means putting investments in mobility and the security of mobile devices.
The Defense Department is giving Congress its suggestions for the 2018 defense authorization bill. The proposal gives service members a 2.1 percent pay raise.
The VA is shortening the time it takes for student veterans to get the payments they need to attend school through the G.I. bill. Lawmakers still think the time is too long, however.
The military is writing new policies to protect building from sea level rise.
The former Army secretary says there’s too much bickering in Congress to actually grow the military, but readiness holes need to be plugged first anyways.