Biden Signs Four New Bills for Veterans
Biden Signs Four New Bills for Veterans

President Biden signed four bills Tuesday to improve quality of life for veterans and their families. According to CNN and other outlets, The new laws: Require that the Government Accountability Office study whether there are racial disparities in the Veterans Affairs...

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NDAA May Roll into Next Year
NDAA May Roll into Next Year

Senators and their staff are working to reach a deal to bring the National Defense Authorization Act to the floor for debate and passage amid a showdown over the number of amendments that can be offered, as On Base reported. Congress is also juggling several other...

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In Our Communities
In Our Communities

DOD will make “a range of infrastructure improvements” at installations in Guam and other areas across the Indo-Pacific to counter threats from China, according to the new Global Posture Review released Monday, as CNN reported…. New Hampshire is among the latest...

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95% Fed Workers in Compliance with Mandate

More than 90% of federal employees got at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine by Monday’s deadline, an administration source said, according to AP. Many others have pending or approved medical or religious exemptions, meaning about 95% of the federal workforce is...

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Marine Corps to Hit 94% Vaccination Rate

As many as 10,000 active duty Marines will be unvaccinated by the Nov. 28 deadline, The Washington Post reported. The branch is expected to hit a 94% vaccination rate, making it the least vaccinated branch across DOD. “When something bad happens around the world and...

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Senate pushes NDAA to next week

The Senate began debate last week on the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization act but postponed further action until it returns next week from the Thanksgiving break. The delay is because of a partisan disagreement over how many – and which – amendments to consider...

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