Bipartisan Bill Pushes to Guarantee National Guard Benefits
Bipartisan Bill Pushes to Guarantee National Guard Benefits

Following recent reports of government officials considering a “hard stop” on National Guard deployments on June 24, lawmakers are seeking to remediate a decision that could deny federal benefits to servicemembers one day before the 90-day eligibility period. “The...

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Officials Release Plan for Reopening the Pentagon
Officials Release Plan for Reopening the Pentagon

Pentagon officials released a five-phase plan on Tuesday to “return to normal operations,” Defense One reports. Currently the DOD is at “Phase 0” and is awaiting more data to ease restrictions. The Pentagon has been operating at 20 percent its normal capacity since...

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Senate NDAA Markup to Begin June 8 
Senate NDAA Markup to Begin June 8 

The Senate Armed Services Committee announced that markup for the fiscal 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will begin on June 8 and end by/before June 11, CQ reports.  “The pandemic just makes it all the more important that we care for our service members...

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Redstone Arsenal Set to Reopen Tuesday

Redstone Arsenal, Ala., was scheduled to reopen Tuesday, AL.com reported. It has been operating with about 25% of its 40,000-person workforce during the coronavirus pandemic. The reopening is a “first step toward recovery,” Garrison Commander Col. Kelsey Smith said...

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