Upcoming hearings will cover chemical plant security, port security, cargo inspections and agriculture terrorism.
DEFENSE - ALL ARTICLES
Nobody is looking into the faces of those serving in the military as they parse in bloodless reports and pork-driven congressional hearings the base closing recommendations of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his Pentagon team.
Lockheed Martin comes under fire for training and testing federal airport screeners while competing to win their jobs.
Amendment would have opened the Tricare system to all National Guard members and reservists.
Defense Department argues that FDA studies show vaccine is safe and effective in combating all forms of anthrax.
Homeland Security appropriations measure boosts cybersecurity efforts at several DHS divisions.
Union commends move as bill awaits Senate action.
A House-approved amendment that could bar Airbus from competing against Boeing for an Air Force tanker contract will face opposition in the Senate.
Armed Services Committee defeats measure to terminate base realignment and closure process.
Bill would authorize funding to hire 2,000 more border agents and elevate role of cybersecurity chief at department.