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  • SECAF to Stand Up Space Force

    SECAF to Stand Up Space Force

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is expected to formally hand over Space Force controls to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson in coming weeks, according to Defense One, which reported on a draft memo directing Wilson to establish a team to coordinate Space Force. Wilson, some other Pentagon leaders and many on Capitol Hill had been

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  • Trump Mum on Bill to Keep Government Open

    Trump Mum on Bill to Keep Government Open

    The White House has not said whether President Trump will sign a bipartisan spending agreement that shaped up Monday to stop another government shutdown. Administration officials said Tuesday they want to first see the legislative text, which is still being finalized. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urged the President to sign it, but some

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  • Defense Committee Leaders against Using Milcon Money for Border Wall

    Defense Committee Leaders against Using Milcon Money for Border Wall

    The chairs and ranking members of both armed services committees have said they oppose using military construction money to help build a southern border wall if President Trump declares a national emergency. “If it becomes necessary, I think Trump might use the emergency,” Senate Armed Services Chair Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) told reporters Tuesday at the

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  • DOD to Rely on Private Sector in New AI Strategy

    DOD to Rely on Private Sector in New AI Strategy

    The Pentagon outlined a new strategy Tuesday to incorporate artificial intelligence into all parts of the military. In a release, DOD said adopting the technology to stay ahead of other nations will rely on partners in the private sector and academia. “We know that the department has to build a lot more expertise over the

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  • DOD Study Disputes Air Force on More Mobility Aircraft

    DOD Study Disputes Air Force on More Mobility Aircraft

    The Air Force does not need to increase the number of mobility aircraft as it has said, according to a new study from the Pentagon and U.S. Transportation Command. Congress asked for the study in the defense authorization bill. The Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study was submitted to Capitol Hill last month, according to an

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  • Negotiators Reach Deal ‘In Principle’ to Avoid Shutdown

    Negotiators Reach Deal ‘In Principle’ to Avoid Shutdown

    Lawmakers seemed to reach a deal “in principle” Monday night that will avert another government shutdown, if the package – still being written – passes both chambers and gets the president’s signature before Friday night, when current government spending runs out. Senate Appropriations Chair Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said “the White House has been consulted all

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  • Earmarks May Be Back

    Earmarks May Be Back

    Soon after Congress finishes up the current fiscal year’s spending bills, work will begin on the 2020 appropriations process, which may once again include earmarks. Democrats are considering reinstating the “directed spending” that has been forbidden since 2011, according to CQ. “I am working to restore the Congress’ constitutional duty to exercise the ‘power of

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  • GAO: Challenges Ahead for Army Modernization

    GAO: Challenges Ahead for Army Modernization

    The Army is still on track to boost readiness by 2022, but there are still challenges related to modernization, according to a new Government Accountability Office report, Army Technology reported. The Feb. 6 report was a progress update on 44 recommendations GAO has made since 2016. “While the Army continues to make progress, it faces

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