Senate NDAA Bill Would Expand Air Reserves to Include Space
Senate NDAA Bill Would Expand Air Reserves to Include Space

The defense policy bill approved last week by the Senate Armed Services Committee would change the Air National Guard to the “Air and Space National Guard,” suggesting lawmakers do not want to create a separate reserve component for the Space Force. Air Force and...

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DOD’s DEI Chief Talks with ADC Live
DOD’s DEI Chief Talks with ADC Live

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will soon be reviewing language that attempts to define the type of extremism that DOD wants to try to root out of the military, according to Bishop Garrison, Austin’s senior advisor for human capital and diversity, equity and inclusion....

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SASC Moves NDAA to Floor with $25B Bump for Pentagon
SASC Moves NDAA to Floor with $25B Bump for Pentagon

The Senate Armed Services Committee passed its fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill Thursday after closed door markup sessions. The bill passed the committee on a 23-3 vote. There was bipartisan support for a Republican amendment to authorize an additional $25 billion...

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In Our Communities

Grand Forks County in North Dakota is seeking proposals for a military installation resiliency study. “Through the MIR study, the County is looking to assist Grand Forks AFB to optimize its mission efficiency and effectiveness, installation sustainment, and enhance...

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Next Week: Reconnect with ADC

ADC’s first in-person event in more than a year and a half kicks off in less than a week. ADC Reconnect is taking place July 19 and 20 in Washington, D.C., just as lawmakers work on defense spending and policy bills, making ADC Reconnect a perfect way to stay on top...

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Senators Slow Down Kendall Confirmation

At least three Senators have placed procedural holds on the confirmation of Frank Kendall to become Air Force secretary, Politico Morning Defense reported. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wants more pledges from Kendall that he will not be swayed by his past work for...

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