2024 NDAA

U.S. Airmen assigned to Travis Air Force Base, California, transition into the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony at the 621st Contingency Response Wing, Travis AFB, California, Feb. 12, 2021. Applicants were required to apply through a formal application process, provide a commander’s letter of recommendation and meet a records only board convened by the U.S. Air Force and Space Force. All applicants accepted received notice of transfer approval by the board. (U.S. Air Force photo by Nicholas Pilch)

Lawmakers direct DOD to examine feasibility, costs of standing up a Space National Guard 

The study is directed in the compromised version of the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 04, 2012)- Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) personnel use specialized computer programs to conduct a forensic analysis of a hard drive. (U.S. Navy photo by Ed Buice/Released)

Congress wants DOD to study information operations from Russia-Ukraine war

The annual defense policy bill is directing an independent study on the lessons learned from information operations conducted by the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and NATO nations in…
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 11: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives to a classified all-Senate briefing on Artificial Intelligence at the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2023 in Washington, DC. Briefers included members from the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Lawmakers pass AI ‘Group of Four’ amendments package in Senate NDAA

Two provisions would direct new responsibilities explicitly for the Pentagon's Chief Digital and AI Office.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the next leader of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 20, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cybercom nominee urges lawmakers to pass policy and spending bills to addressing readiness issues

Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh said passing the NDAA and appropriations bills are essential for the command's growth and maturation.
Airman 1st Class Gerald Mack, cyber operator with 175th Cyber Operations, Maryland Air National Guard, monitors cyber attacks during Exercise Southern Strike at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 21, 2023. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

House panel wants study on ‘occupational resiliency’ of Cybercom’s operators

An amendment offered as part of the fiscal 2024 NDAA would require the Pentagon to study the factors that could lead to the degradation of mental health…