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US extends sole remaining nuclear arms treaty with Russia

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The United States joined Russia on Wednesday in extending the two countries’ last remaining treaty limiting their stockpiles of nuclear weapons, two days before the pact was set to expire. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement the U.S. would use the five years of the New START treaty’s renewal to pursue limits […]

Pentagon extends exception for childcare during telework

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Department of Defense civilian employees may continue to work from home while a child or dependent family member requires care through June 30, 2021, according to a memorandum released publicly Nov. 30. Normal DoD rules for civilian telework stipulate that employees may not use telework as a substitute for dependent care, such as the care […]

Pentagon extends use of remote work platform to June 2021

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WASHINGTON — The primary platform the U.S. Department of Defense has used to handle massive telework for employees will remain in place until at least June 2021. According to John Sherman, the principal deputy chief information officer at the Pentagon, the DoD CIO office expects the Commercial Virtual Remote Environment to be used through next […]

Trump extends Guard coronavirus missions until mid-August

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President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will extend National Guard orders authorizing domestic coronavirus response missions through mid-August, after controversy surrounding the problematic end date next month for their work. In a twitter post Thursday afternoon, Trump praised the Guardsmen for “doing a great job fighting the coronavirus” and said their orders would be extended […]

Trump extends Guard coronavirus missions until mid-August

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President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will extend National Guard orders authorizing domestic coronavirus response missions through mid-August, after controversy surrounding the problematic end date next month for their work. In a twitter post Thursday afternoon, Trump praised the Guardsmen for “doing a great job fighting the coronavirus” and said their orders would be extended […]