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US Navy set to receive latest version of the Tomahawk missile

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WASHINGTON — Raytheon plans to deliver next week the first of the U.S. Navy’s new Block V Tomahawk, an upgraded version of the service’s venerable land-attack missile that will ultimately include the ability to target ships at sea at extended ranges. The new Block V, when fully realized in its Block Va and Block Vb […]

Feds receive 1 percent pay raise for 2021

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Dec. 31 increasing basic pay for federal employees by 1 percent in 2021. The order comes after Congress declined to include provisions for federal pay in fiscal year 2021 budget legislation, placing the decision in the hands of the Trump administration, which first proposed the 1 percent increase […]

Many feds to still receive Inauguration Day holiday

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Federal employees who work in the Washington, D.C., area will still get the day off work for the presidential inauguration, even as many of them continue to work from home, according to a memo issued by Office of Personnel Management acting Director Michael Rigas Dec. 17. The memo stipulates that to qualify for a Jan. […]

Many feds to still receive Inauguration Day holiday

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Federal employees who work in the Washington, D.C., area will still get the day off work for the presidential inauguration, even as many of them continue to work from home, according to a memo issued by Office of Personnel Management acting Director Michael Rigas Dec. 17. The memo stipulates that to qualify for a Jan. […]

Airmen receive DFCs, Bronze Star for daring Osprey rescues in Iranian ballistic missile attack

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Two airmen were presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross for their roles in a daring CV-22B Osprey rescue of 194 special operations forces during an Iranian ballistic missile attack on U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq earlier this year. A third airman received a Bronze Star for his role leading the Osprey response during the […]

Women less likely to receive retention pay at NSA

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Female employees at the National Security Agency were less likely to receive individual retention incentives than their male colleagues during a 2019 audit, according to an Oct. 28 report issued by the agency’s inspector general. NSA is authorized to offer certain employees additional compensation if managers believe that those employees perform unique, critical functions for […]