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America sold $175 billion in weapons abroad in FY20


WASHINGTON — The U.S. sold $175 billion in weapons to foreign partners and allies in fiscal 2020, a 2.8 percent rise from the previous year’s total, according to a Friday announcement from the Defense and State departments. The total comes at the end of the Trump administration, which made increasing arms exports a key part […]

$20 billion plan to outsource management of military household moves hits roadblock

The government’s plan to outsource its management of military household goods moves hit a major roadblock Wednesday after the Government Accountability Office decided in favor of two protesters of the contract, which had a potential cost of $19.9 billion over nine years. The GAO recommended that U.S. Transportation Command fix the flaws in its procurement […]

This $7.2 billion contract will help fix problems moving service members’ household goods, officials say


Service members and their families are the driving reason behind a $7.2 billion contract that will fundamentally change the process for moving household goods, officials say. The contract, aimed at fixing military families’ long-standing problems with damaged household goods, and other frustrations with movers, puts management of the moving process in the hands of a […]