Supreme Court Backs Reservists’ Job Protections
Supreme Court Backs Reservists’ Job Protections

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a former state trooper had standing to sue Texas over his claim that he was forced out of his job when he returned from an Army deployment to Iraq. Le Roy Torres sued under a 1994 law that strengthened job protections for...

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NDAA Set for House Floor Action Week in Two Weeks
NDAA Set for House Floor Action Week in Two Weeks

The House will consider the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill the week of July 11, CQ reported. As usual, the floor debate is likely to stretch for days and include hundreds of amendments. The House Armed Services Committee’s bill authorizes up to $850.4...

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House NDAA Would Combat Alaska Suicide Rate with Bonus Pay
House NDAA Would Combat Alaska Suicide Rate with Bonus Pay

The current version of the House defense authorization bill would provide extra pay to service members in Alaska and on the USS George Washington in an attempt to end a string of suicides, as Military.com reported. The legislation, to be considered by the House in two...

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Oshiba to Join ADC Connect in July
Oshiba to Join ADC Connect in July

Edwin Oshiba, acting assistant secretary of the Air Force for energy, installations, and environment will join ADC at ADC Connect on July 19 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern time at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. ADC Connect is a pop-up-style networking...

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In Our Communities
In Our Communities

A group of state lawmakers in California have proposed legislation that would replicate and complement the national Defense Community Infrastructure Program in that state, according to the California Defense Communities Alliance. CDCA said if the bill doesn’t pass...

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Report: Biden to Extend Troop Presence in Poland
Report: Biden to Extend Troop Presence in Poland

President Biden is expected to announce that he is extending U.S. troop presence in Poland. “The changes to the U.S. troop footprint could affect countries such as Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia,” NBC News wrote after speaking with several sources. “To the extent that...

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EPA Issues New Warnings on PFAS Threat Levels

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued four new health advisories related to PFAS-contaminated water. “Agency officials assessed two of the most common ones, known as PFOA and PFOS, in recent human health studies and announced Wednesday that lifetime exposure...

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Snap of the Week

A shooter launches an F/A-18F Super Horne from the “Fighting Redcocks” of Strike Fighter Squadron 22, off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. Nimitz is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd...

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SASC to Mark Up NDAA with Pay Raise

The Senate Armed Services Committee will meet behind closed doors today to mark up the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill. Subcommittees have advanced portions of the bill this week, mostly in closed sessions. The bill text has not been released, but much of...

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In Our Communities

USS Forrest Sherman left its Norfolk, Virginia homeport Saturday for the Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s posture against Russia, the Navy said in a press release…. Former Defense Sec. Jim Mattis delivered the keynote at Saturday’s military appreciation banquet...

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Senate Starts NDAA Work Today

The Senate Armed Services Committee begins marking up its version of the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill with a series of subcommittee hearings today and tomorrow. Most of the hearings are closed to the public, except for the Readiness and Management...

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Former ADC Board Member Bill Harvey Dies

Bill Harvey, a retired Army colonel and former ADC board member, died last week in Alexandria, Virginia. “Bill was part of a small group of leaders whose work really defined what it means to be a defense community,” ADC CEO Tim Ford said. “He was a member of the board...

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Snap of the Week

World War II veterans attend the Normandy American Cemetery commemoration ceremony at Colleville-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France, June 6. The ceremony commemorated soldiers who died in Europe during World War II. Army photo by Spc. Ellison Schuman

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