July 2, 2020

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Services Academies to Open Campuses in Fall

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All military services academies will open their campuses to students this fall.

Academy Grads Hear: COVID-19 Is Part of the Mission

“As new threats continue to emerge, you must remain ready, vigilant, and prepared to defend our country, our people, and our way of life,” DefSec addresses the Naval Academy’s first virtual graduation ceremony.

McSally to Introduce Military Sexual Assault Bill

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Sen. Martha McSally seeks legislation to reform how the military handles sexual assault claims, including making sexual harassment a stand-alone offense under the military’s criminal justice system.

Unmanned Fleet: Duties Hazy, Need Clear

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Pressure from China and Russia convinces Navy officials of the need for an unmanned fleet, even without a specific plan for integration into what will become a shift in the composition of the entire fleet.

Hoyer Announces Academy Appointments

Academy Appointments

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has announced the names of 10 students in Maryland’s Fifth District who have been appointed to the US Service Academies. Recipients of the service academy appointments accepted offers to the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy, and the Military Academy at West Point.

Service Academy Appointments Announced

Service Academy Appointments

Congressman Hoyer announces appointments to the U.S. Service Academies.

Services Contractors Face New Challenges

Federal services contractors are responding to government spending reductions, changing customer demands and increasing competition.

Contractors and DoD Must Change to Stay Competitive

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Defense contractors and the US military must globalize and adopt more commercial practices.

Face the Music, Accept Some Budget Cuts, CEO Says

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TASC CEO says defense industry should be realistic; some cuts “workable.”

Training Flights Begin for F-35B

The first STOVL Joint Strike Fighter took flight over Eglin Air Force Base.