COVID-19 Travel Restrictions. Pentagon leadership is currently evaluating whether sufficient COVID-19 prevention measures are in place to roll back the current travel restriction date from June 30, Undersecretary of Defense for Manpower and Personnel Matt Donovan told reporters on Thursday. Defense ...

New DHS CFO. The Senate last week by a vote of 62-31 confirmed Troy Edgar to be the new chief financial officer for the Department of Homeland Security, making him responsible for the department’s fiscal management, integrity and accountability. Edgar was appointed associate deputy under ...

Can’t Turn on a Dime. If the Marine Corps shifts to lighter, more mobile forces and assets that would require lighter amphibious warships that would be acquired by the Navy, then industry needs to be part of the conversation because “you’re really talking about what does shipbuilding, what ...

Future Delays. The Navy’s top acquisition official said it will take several more weeks to see the full extent of the COVID-19 pandemic disruption on shipyard work. When asked by reporters about Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord’s comments on DoD expecting ...