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House committee rejects TRICARE hikes

The Defense Department had proposed having patients pay up to 14 percent of their health care costs by 2017, compared with 10 percent now.

Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Federal Drive , budget , TRICARE

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 08:41am EDT

Lawmaker backs spousal benefits for military gays

Tags: DoD , Buck McKeon , House , Congress

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 09:35am EDT

House OKs $642 billion defense bill

Tags: Barack Obama , DoD , Congress , House , budget , Ray Odierno , Army ,

Friday - 05/18/2012, 02:44pm EDT

Defense bill lets feds in national security jobs rotate between agencies

As part of the annual Defense authorization bill, House lawmakers will take up a provision designed to let federal employees gain experience and share expertise while working temporarily in other agencies.

Tags: Congress , National Defense Authorization Act , jointness , workforce , pay and benefits , TRICARE , Susan Collins , service contracting , Adam Smith , House , Jared Serbu

Monday - 05/07/2012, 05:51pm EDT
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Panetta to Congress: Don't mess with my budget

Hours after a key House committee voted to give the Pentagon more money than it asked for in next year's budget, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said thanks, but no thanks. Panetta warned passing a $3 billion increase would set a showdown with the Senate and force sequestration to happen.

Tags: Congress , Buck McKeon , Leon Panetta , sequestration , DoD budget , Martin Dempsey , Lloyd Austin , Joseph Dunford , budget , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/11/2012, 05:20am EDT
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Military sexual assault survivors storm Capitol Hill

Ahead of the markup of the annual defense policy bill by key House committee, hundreds of survivors of military sexual assault take to the Capitol to demand change.

Tags: DoD , Service Women’s Action Network , sexual assault , Military justice , Leon Panetta , Bruce Braley , Mary Kay Hertog , Michael Wishnie , Sandra Park , Congress , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 11:17am EDT
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House panel declines to approve hike in DoD's health insurance fees

House military personnel subcommittee asserts retirees have already paid for their health care via their military service, omits DoD proposal to hike TRICARE fees.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , Congress , Buck McKeon , Military Officers Association of America , TRICARE , pay and benefits , Kathy Beasley , Budget Control Act , Jared Serbu

Friday - 04/27/2012, 05:14am EDT
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Lawmakers model latest cyber bill after DoD information sharing pilot

Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) introduced legislation to make sharing of classified cyber threat information easier between the government and the private sector. The bill builds on DoD's Defense Industrial Base pilot to share data about vulnerabilities. DoD plans to expand the DIB pilot to more than 200 companies in the coming year.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DoD , DHS , House Intelligence Committee , Teri Takai , Keith Alexander , Mike Rogers , Dutch Ruppersberger , information sharing , defense industrial base , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 05:09am EDT
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DoD finalizing rules of engagement for cyber attacks

Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, told lawmakers DoD would complete an updated version of rules of engagement for cyberspace in the next month or two. Some congressmen believe the Pentagon needs broader authorities to protect the nation from cyber attacks.

Tags: technology , Keith Alexander , Rob Andrews , Mike Conway , Madelyn Creedon , DoD , Cyber Command , cybersecurity , cyber attack , DHS , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 05:40am EDT
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