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For Paula Neira, joining the military felt like a calling.
She graduated from the Naval Academy with distinction in 1985, and served in Operation Desert Storm. She had hoped to spend decades fighting for her country.
But Neira resigned her commission in 1991 after realizing “there was no way to continue to serve and live authentically.”
Legislation introduced by three D.C.-area lawmakers Wednesday would create an interagency working group to assist federal employees who are victims of data breaches or other cyber mischief.
Maryland Rep. Anthony Brown said President Trump’s decision on transgender troops marked a “a dark day for our Armed Forces and our nation.”
And Rep. Anthony G. Brown (Md.), a retired Army Reserve colonel, called it a “a dark day for our Armed Forces and our nation.”
One of the most consequential bills on the House of Representatives calendar each year, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), got a thorough hearing over three days last week before ultimately passing 344-81 on Friday.
Another local congressman is trying another approach to convince his colleagues to give some federal employees more money in fiscal 2018.
Members of the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia congressional delegations are pushing back on the latest attempts to add longer flights from Reagan National Airport that could prove convenient for members of Congress from Texas.
After months of lobbying by Maryland and local officials to be the new consolidated home of the FBI, the federal government is putting the kibosh on the project.
The federal government is canceling the decade-long project.
The 2018 House defense authorization bill made it out of committee and that means all 435 members of the House get a crack at the bill when it gets to the floor.
Representatives already submitted their amendments to the House Rules Committee for the bill and Federal News Radio compiled a list of the amendments you should watch when they get to the floor.
Summer semesters are often quiet in the ROTC offices at Bowie State University. The unit’s cadets are away, training in places from Kentucky to Tanzania. Those who graduated are launching their military careers.