• Keynote Panel Will Look at Emerging Installation Threats

    Keynote Panel Will Look at Emerging Installation Threats

    A panel of senior leaders will talk about how the military services are addressing emerging threats at installations across the U.S., when Installation Innovation Forum 2020 convenes in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 10-12. Many installations face some of the same issues, such as encroachment, extreme weather events, force protection and deteriorating infrastructure both off and

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  • House to Debate War Powers Bill Thursday

    House to Debate War Powers Bill Thursday

    The House will consider legislation Thursday that would limit President Donald Trump’s power to take military action against Iran without congressional approval. The resolution’s sponsor, Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.), an Iraq war veteran, member of the Armed Services Committee and former DOD employee, said the resolution is about ensuring there is a “national conversation” about

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  • Space Force Plans First Pitch Day

    Space Force Plans First Pitch Day

    The Space Force will host its first acquisition pitch day March 4 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., following in the Air Force’s footsteps of holding “quick pitch” sessions to learn about a lot of innovative solutions in a short time and potentially award contracts on the spot, according to Next Gov. The federal government

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  • IG: 41% of Service Member Property Moves Run Late

    IG: 41% of Service Member Property Moves Run Late

    Moving company headaches continue for military families relocating their belongings to a new station, a new DOD inspector general report concludes. The report, released Wednesday, said about 41% of personal property moves are late, and about 21% result in damaged or lost items. It offers seven recommendations for DOD to make the moving process more

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  • 2019 Was a Good Year for the F-35

    2019 Was a Good Year for the F-35

    Lockheed Martin’s production of the F-35 aircraft was ahead of schedule last year in a “marked improvement,” the Defense Contract Management Agency said this week, according to Bloomberg. The F-35 program has faced troubles historically, even as Congress and DOD continue ordering more of the aircraft. “The significant increase in on-time deliveries reflects the growing

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  • Iran Attacks U.S. Bases in Iraq; Trump: ‘All Is Fine!’

    Iran Attacks U.S. Bases in Iraq; Trump: ‘All Is Fine!’

    It was not clear early Wednesday whether the U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East after Iran fired missiles at two U.S. military bases in following the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani over the weekend. In the hours after Iran’s strikes, there were mixed signals about whether President Donald Trump would address

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