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Congress Takes Action to Modernize Military

National Security / Press Release August 1, 2018

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will have a long-lasting positive impact on the lives of the men and women in uniform and their families.

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Gillibrand, Cotton Bill Would Help Military Families

National Security / Press Release June 26, 2017

The ACCESS legislation addresses one of the important objections families often have to military service—lack of child care facilities.

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Building a Flexible Personnel System for a Modern Military

National Security / March 20, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Task Force members will discuss their recommendations for reforming the personnel system so the military can better meet the security demands of the future.

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Important Military Personnel Reforms on the Table in NDAA Negotiations

Laura Hall / Blog November 15, 2016

Key provisions would provide the Pentagon with the statutory relief needed to test new ideas for managing personnel while also modernizing long outdated policies.

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Losing Our Edge: Pentagon Personnel Reform and the Dangers of Inaction

Economy / Research June 29, 2016

Despite ongoing efforts to support defense personnel, our nation risks failing to recruit, retain, and prepare a force adequate to meet future demands.

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New Task Force on Defense Personnel to Push for Military Modernization

National Security / Press Release June 29, 2016

A redesigned and more adaptable force is needed to enable the military to grow, evolve, and become more capable in the face of new and varied threats.

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Losing Our Edge: Pentagon Personnel Reform and the Dangers of Inaction

National Security / June 29, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ET

The excellence of the U.S. military depends on the quality of the people who choose to serve, but can the military attract the talent it needs to protect the nation against future threats?

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Deficits or Defense: The False Choice

Steve Bell / Blog September 23, 2014

Policymakers seem to be gradually wakening to the fact that the sequester process that trimmed discretionary defense and non-defense accounts in the federal budget has begun to hurt. The impacts of sequestration are not only damaging to our national security,…

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