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Sens. David Perdue, Johnny Isakson Introduce NDAA Amendment to Protect JSTARS Recap Program

Two Republican senators from Georgia have proposed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018 that seeks to prevent the potential retirement of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System by the U.S. Air Force, Atlanta Business Chronicle reported Tuesday. The amendment introduced Tuesday by Sens. Johnny …

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Rep. Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

The Senate has confirmed Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia) to head the Department of Health and Human Services through a 52-47 vote, Reuters reported Friday. Susan Cornwell writes Price will have the ability to modify regulations under the 2010 Affordable Care Act in his role as HHS secretary. He authored the legislation to repeal ACA and replace it with tax credits for health …

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Navy Realigns Information Warfare Learning Sites

The U.S. Navy has subordinated the Center for Information Warfare Training’s learning sites under training commands in a move to increase oversight of the facilities. The service branch said Tuesday that CIWT’s 12 learning sites will be renamed “information warfare training sites” and placed under the control of Information Warfare Training Commands in Virginia …

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Congress Authorizes $136M for GSA’s 2 Federal Courthouse Projects in Georgia and Mississippi

Congress has granted final authorization to the General Services Administration to spend nearly $136 million for the construction of two federal courthouses in Savannah, Georgia and Greenville, Mississippi. GSA said Thursday the two projects have been included as priorities for the federal judiciary as part of the fiscal year 2016 omnibus spending bill. …

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Army to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Cyber HQ

The U.S. Army plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 29 for a new cyber headquarters at Fort Gordon, Georgia that will consolidate the service branch’s cyber, capability development, education and training operations. Army Secretary Eric Fanning and Army Cyber Command lead Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone will attend the ceremony that will kick …

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