May 20, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Hoyer Pushes for Expanded Paid Leave Program

Head Start

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer joined his colleagues in introducing the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act, legislation to grant federal employees 12 weeks of paid leave if they face personal illness, illness of a family member, or a military deployment.

Valve Suspected in Hornets’ & Growlers’ Hypoxia

Hypoxia Hornet

Researchers studying hypoxia incidents say a valve has been identified and might be causing problematic cabin pressure changes in F/A-18E and F Super Hornets and E/A-18G Growlers during flight.

Big Buyouts Eyed for DoD Civilian Workers

Pentagon Jobs

Civilian defense workers could be looking at a new $40,000 buyout program set up by the Pentagon. It’s likely be a hit at DoD as the Pentagon moves to cut headquarters staff.

Obama: Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan

New realities lead to the president’s decision to leave a force in Afghanistan.

South Korea: No to Boeing’s Silent Eagle

South Korea holds out for a later-generation option as President Obama at U.N. opens door to Iran, stays tough on Syria.