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  • Reports: Trump to Sign Spending Bill, Declare Emergency

    Reports: Trump to Sign Spending Bill, Declare Emergency

    President Donald Trump is expected to sign a compromise spending bill that rushed through Congress Thursday to ensure the government stays open past Friday night, according to news reports citing White House officials. He is also expected to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. The President is scheduled to address border security at

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  • CBO: Pentagon Costs to Grow in Coming Years

    CBO: Pentagon Costs to Grow in Coming Years

    Plans outlined in the Pentagon’s Future Years Defense Program would cause the base defense budget to balloon to $735 billion (in today’s dollars) by 2033, according to new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. The base amount requested for 2019 was $617, plus overseas contingency costs. It is expected to be higher when the administration

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  • New EPA Plan Doesn’t Set PFAS Levels

    New EPA Plan Doesn’t Set PFAS Levels

    In a plan released Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency declined to include clean water standards to address PFAS, the contaminant found in water near many installations and in other communities. Instead, the plan, which EPA called “historic” and “comprehensive,” provides guidance for state and local government agencies to clean up the chemicals. “For the first

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  • New Military Strategy May Stay Under Wraps

    New Military Strategy May Stay Under Wraps

    The National Military Strategy DOD completed at the end of the year may remain classified, a change from previous editions that were unclassified and released to the public, according to Defense News. A spokesman for Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Joe Dunford told Defense News the plan was submitted to Congress and the defense secretary

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  • Innovation Insight: 3 Questions for T-Mobile

    Innovation Insight: 3 Questions for T-Mobile

    Bob Vorlicek is vice president, national development and network supply chain, for T-Mobile.   On Base: One of the biggest innovations coming soon is 5G. What’s something we may not know about 5G? Vorlicek: 5G will possibly be the most transformative technology of our time. The implications for the defense community are immense, and many

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  • Shutdown Still Possible

    Shutdown Still Possible

    Lawmakers were finishing the language on a mini-omnibus spending bill late Wednesday in hopes of averting a federal government shutdown. The bill would need expedited action in the House and Senate, then get President Trump’s signature before Friday night. The President has sent mixed signals about his position on the bill. Administration officials said they

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  • Privatized Housing Horrors in Capitol Hill Spotlight

    Privatized Housing Horrors in Capitol Hill Spotlight

    A military spouse told lawmakers Wednesday that military housing conditions are so bad “I wouldn’t recommend my own children join the service, and my husband has been a Marine for 12 years.” Crystal Cornwall was among witnesses in a Senate hearing into reports of widespread problems in privatized military housing, the Washington Post reported, as

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  • Inhofe Wants New SECDEF Soon

    Inhofe Wants New SECDEF Soon

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said this week he wants President Trump to nominate a permanent secretary of defense and that he doesn’t think it should be Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan. Inhofe’s remarks came during a roundtable with reporters, according to Military Times. He said that Shanahan lacks the “humility” that former

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