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What a GOP win in November would mean for defense policy in 2023
Expect a push for more defense spending, more focus on China, and more debate over military social policies.
By Leo Shane III and Bryant Harris
Partisan attacks on military hurt force readiness, top senator warns
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed said lawmakers may be damaging military retention and recruiting efforts with their public comments.
Biden pick for Pentagon acquisitions role vows to cut weapons system costs
The Pentagon is struggling to control costs associated with sustaining its weapons systems. For the Lockheed Martin-made F-35 jet, sustainment costs are on track to become so expensive that the Air Force will either have to cut its planned buy or flying hours, the the Government Accountability Office found.
By Joe Gould
This week in Congress: Military toxic exposure legislation nears the finish line (again)
Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of July 18, 2022.
Plan to overhaul Army fitness test gets support from House lawmakers
Language accompanying the Senate authorization bill draft goes beyond the Army fitness test to include further examination by all of the services.
By Leo Shane III and Davis Winkie