Personnel

How Denmark Supports Its Veterans’ Families

A new effort to help children and spouses could be a model for the United States.

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Cancers Strike US Fighter Pilots, Crews at Higher Rates, Air Force Finds

Nearly 30% higher likelihood of testicular cancer and roughly 25% for skin and prostate cancer, according to the military’s most comprehensive study yet.

US Navy Lists Consequences for Sailors Who Refuse COVID Vaccination

Refusers could be stripped of warfare qualifications, removed from their billet, or even dismissed from service.

‘You Are Hereby Reprimanded!’ Airman Told to Begin Separation Due to Vaccine Refusal

Airmen, sailors who refuse vaccine are looking at career-ending consequences. Will the church step in?

Catholic Troops Can Refuse COVID Vaccine, Archbishop Declares

“No one should be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if it would violate the sanctity of his or her conscience,” Broglio wrote.

Army to Open Centers For Reporting Sexual Assault, Harassment

The seven “fusion directorates” will be designed to preserve privacy and improve access to care.

The 9/11 Commission Said National Security Vacancies Were A Problem. Biden’s Pentagon Is ‘Far Worse’

The Senate is “falling far behind” as Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees consider 14 nominees this week.

The Marines Are Looking for a Few Older People

The Corps’ shift to a lighter, distributed force requires skills and judgment that may be easier to recruit than build, training chief says.

Army Chief: We’re Not Pushing Critical Race Theory

“What we’re trying to build is teams where everyone treats everyone with respect,” McConville said.

US Air Force’s First Software Chief Steps Down

Nicolas Chaillan, who led a Pentagon-wide DevSecOps effort, said he was leaving in part because of a lack of support from senior leaders.

China Hawks Try for Beijing Olympics Boycotts on Defense Bill

Democrats rejected proposals that could affect military bases, but unlikely allies appear to be forming.

US Army Picks Naval Special Agent to Lead Investigative Command

The first appointment of a civilian director is part of a restructuring prompted by the Fort Hood review.

What Will Decrease Training Deaths? More Training, GAO Says

A recent increase in non-combat vehicle deaths could be reversed with more, better training, GAO’s newest report says.

For US Troops, Getting COVID Vaccine Is Now a Matter of 'How and When'

President tells Pentagon to add COVID to list of required vaccinations. He also imposed requirements on federal employees and contractors who decline to get vaccinated.

DOD Reimposes Mask Mandate Inside Pentagon, Other Bases Near ‘Substantial’ COVID Transmission

Troops, employees, contractors, and others must wear masks indoors on Defense Department facilities in the Pentagon and these areas.