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The administration’s Air Force Secretary and Army Secretary nominees faced sharp questioning from Senate Armed Services Committee Democrats on Thursday during their joint confirmation hearing, The Hill reported. Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and Air Force Secretary nominee Barbara Barrett testified before the committee for their Senate confirmations for the top civilian jobs in theREAD MORE
Five privatized military housing companies have formed a new Military Housing Association to represent their industry interests and some firms are ramping up their spending to lobby Congress, according to a Military Times report. The new coalition has formed as several of the companies have faced increased congressional, Pentagon and public scrutiny of their managementREAD MORE
Over the past several weeks Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s staff has been conducting internal reviews in which various DOD offices outline their programs in order to cross-check them for duplication of effort, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The DOD-wide process, informally referred to as “Night Court” on occasion, is Esper’s effort to implement changes in howREAD MORE
A new Pentagon list of Army installations has been added to the growing number of military bases where PFAS chemicals have been detected in ground water as recently as this year, Military Times reports. Ninety active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard bases are on the new list, which the Environmental Working Group (EWG)READ MORE
A San Diego, Calif., jury awarded more than $2 million to a Marine Corps family for ongoing sickness associated with mold contamination and other issues in their privatized military housing, 10news.com in San Diego reported late last week. Lawsuit plaintiffs Staff Sgt. Matthew Charvat, his wife and two children alleged that San Diego Family HousingREAD MORE
Great American Defense Community (GADC) nominations continue to be accepted for ADC’s annual recognition awards that celebrate the unique contributions communities that host military installations make to improve quality of life for service members and their families. The USAA-sponsored program has been an ADC initiative since 2016, highlighting the regions and individuals that are makingREAD MORE
The Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee completed its markup of the fiscal 2020 Defense appropriations bill Tuesday approving by voice vote a draft $694.9 billion spending measure, CQ.com reported. Earlier this year the White House had proposed about $698 billion in its FY 2020 budget request, slightly more than Tuesday’s approved markup, and in July theREAD MORE