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Much of the federal government remains closed as President Trump and congressional Democrats continue a showdown over whether to fund a southern border wall. Friday is the 28th day of the longest government shutdown in the nation’s history. The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would re-fund agencies at current spending levels through February.READ MORE
A long-awaited DOD report on missile defense systems lays the groundwork for adding missile defense systems in space. President Trump rolled the report out Thursday with a speech at the Pentagon. “We will recognize that space is a new warfighting domain,” President Trump said. The Pentagon will further prioritize technologies to counter those developed byREAD MORE
The Navy has enough funding now to fix readiness problems, but the days of increased defense budgets are limited, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said this week, according to USNI News. “We do have a national debt issue,” Spencer said Wednesday at a Surface Naval Association symposium in Arlington, Va. “If we think we’re going toREAD MORE
GOP Reps. Jack Bergman (Mich.) and Michael Waltz (Fla.) are joining the House Armed Services Committee…. Democratic Reps. Derek Kilmer (Wash.), Pete Aguilar (Calif.), Cheri Bustos (Ill.), Charlie Crist (Fla.) and Ann Kirkpatrick (Ariz.) are joining the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee…. The White House has nominated Veronica Daigle to be assistant secretary of defense for readiness and force management.READ MORE
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a three-week spending bill Wednesday, attaching it to a popular bill providing assistance aid for those affected by natural disasters. Senate Republican leaders continue to say they will not bring a spending bill to the floor without the border wall funding President Trump wants. Much of the federal governmentREAD MORE
This is the first time active-duty service members have missed a paycheck during a government shutdown, Commandant Karl Schultz said in a note to Coast Guard members this week. Lawmakers are discussing legislation that would fund the Coast Guard payroll during the partial government shutdown. About 43,000 Coast Guard members did not receive their Jan.READ MORE
An advisory panel established by Congress said this week that the Pentagon needs more flexibility in acquisitions and in finding other U.S. companies from which to buy products, services and weapons systems. In its third of three reports, the Section 809 panel said the DOD bureaucracy has limited the marketplace, leaving some U.S. companiesREAD MORE
The Senate will soon consider whether to confirm Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett as the next commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). He was officially nominated last week, according to Military.com. FORSCOM, headquartered at Fort Bragg, is the largest organization in the Army. It’s currently being run by acting commander Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson.READ MORE