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Lawmaker questions Pentagon’s plan to resume anthrax vaccinations

Emergency request from Defense Department prompts questions from vice chairman of congressional committee.

Bush signs intelligence reform bill

Legislation will usher in a slew of personnel and management reforms.

Congress seeks to stimulate market for bioagent vaccines

Citing preparedness gaps, congressional officials plan to introduce Project Bioshield II legislation in February.

Congress moves to add 600 consular officers

The intelligence reform bill allows the State Department to increase its workforce by 150 consular officers annually for the next four years.

Defense seeks emergency authority to resume anthrax vaccinations

Memo from deputy secretary cites "heightened risk" to U.S. military forces.

Army officer says efforts under way to armor Humvees

"This is a very, very expensive proposition," says Army's director of force development.

Watchdog group says biological defenses remain insufficient

The Trust for America’s Health criticizes a lack of federal leadership and planning on bioterror issues.

House Democrat urges Pentagon to use armored personel carriers

Ike Skelton, D-Mo., asks Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to consider using existing M-113 armored personnel carriers in Iraq while troops await armored Humvees.

Air Force chief criticizes Senate hold on promotions

Gen. John Jumper says lack of action is "disruptive to lives and to change of commands" at a time when "the nation is at war and the troops look to their leaders."