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The VA to be investigated following ‘staggering’ reports of racism and discrimination, lawmakers say
At the urging of lawmakers, the federal government is launching an investigation into reports of widespread racism at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier still doesn’t have working weapons elevators and aircraft launching systems
The USS Gerald R. Ford may be on a steady march towards its first formal deployment, but the much-vaunted supercarrier is still facing major technical problems in two of its...
The Pentagon hasn’t delivered on its promises to combat sexual harassment and assault in the ranks, GAO says
“Had these policies been adopted in 2011, who knows how much further we would be in the fight to eliminate not just harassment but other forms of sexual violence in...
Jeff and Tina would be rolling in their graves over a new report on DoD’s cybersecurity efforts
The military hasn’t fully implemented those programs, GAO found, and DoD isn’t keeping good track of its efforts overall. That’s a problem, because cybersecurity is a group effort.
Navy’s newest aircraft carriers have clogged toilets that cost $400k to fix, report says
Unexpected and frequent clogging means the Navy needs to flush each aircraft carrier’s sewage system with a $400k acid wash.
US watchdog says Trump administration violated law by withholding Ukraine military aid
"Faithful execution of the law does not permit the President to substitute his own policy priorities for those that Congress has enacted into law."
New report confirms that excusing bad military housing with high occupancy rates is total BS
You didn't really need a fancy report to tell you that.
2 years after the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the Navy has no idea if its new ship-driving training is working
According to senior Navy officials, it could take nearly 16 years or more to know if the planned changes will have an impact
‘A huge morale hit’ — Army EOD techs are stuck between plummeting recruitment levels and skyrocketing workloads
"Something needs to change, because I don't think we have enough manpower for the workload."
In case you were wondering, a new report says the Pentagon still sucks at buying weapons
It hits on the JLTV, F-35, and more.
The Top 26 National Security Threats Facing America, According To The US Government
What do China, Russia, bubonic plague and global warming have in common? They are among the top threats to U.S. national security, according to the U.S. government
The 7 Biggest Problems Facing The US Navy, According To A New GAO Audit
How can the U.S. Navy buy more ships and planes when it can’t maintain the ones it has? That’s the … Continued
The Air Force Is Stretched Dangerously Thin, According To 2 Grim New Studies
Like a trucking company with too few trucks and too many deliveries, America's airpower is being overworked and under-maintained. Two … Continued
The Pentagon’s Delicate Dance On Climate Change
During his confirmation hearing in January, Secretary of Defense James Mattis vowed that the Department of Defense would take the … Continued
VA Failed To Report 90% Of Poor-Performing Doctors, Watchdog Says
The Department of Veterans Affairs fails to report 90 percent of poor-performing doctors to national and state databases intended to … Continued
Report: Military Base Water Supplies Still Contain Rocket Fuel, Firefighting Foam
A federal watchdog has found most military bases have caught up on reporting about concerns of water contamination, but plenty … Continued
New Report Finds Navy Crews Are Undermanned, Overworked, And Lack Training
Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and … Continued
Did $1.5 Billion Spent On Military Music Actually Boost Troop Morale?
The military spent more than $1.37 billion between 2012 and 2016 on salaries and allowances for active-duty musicians in bands, … Continued
Federal Sting Finds Transfer Of Restricted Military Surplus To Local Police Is Way Too Lax
A federal sting operation uncovered lax oversight by the Defense Department agency tasked with transferring military surplus to law enforcement … Continued
VA Rejects 4 Out Of 5 Disability Claims For Gulf War-Associated Illnesses
The Department of Veterans Affairs denies more than 80 percent of veterans’ claims for benefits for Gulf War-associated illnesses — … Continued
The US Military Is Struggling To Keep Up With All Its Responsibilities, Report Says
Years of complex operations and the ongoing demands of units in the field have left the armed forces struggling to … Continued
Glock Officially Loses Its Protest Against Sig’s Award For New Service Pistol
The Government Accountability Office announced today that it has denied a protest from Glock to reconsider its decision to award … Continued
1 In 5 Troops Discharged For Misconduct Between 2011 And 2015 Had PTSD Or TBI, Report Finds
Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury can impact the behavior of service members, and may lead to separations for … Continued
VA Could Benefit From Firing Its Bottom 10% Of Underperforming Staff
For too many in media and government who talk about bolstering accountability in the Department of Veterans Affairs, the notion … Continued
Lawmakers Want To Give Female Veterans Improved Access To Health Care
A few years after Army Reserve veteran Kate Hoit returned home from a yearlong deployment to Iraq in 2005, she … Continued