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Donald Trump Wants To Repaint Air Force One To Look 'More American'

He wants a bigger bed, too.

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ICE Downplays Consultancy’s Cancellation of Contract Over Moral Concerns

McKinsey employees objected to separation of families at border.

Which Company Will Test the DNA of Separated Families?

And other unanswered questions about the HHS’s new plan to reunite migrants separated at the border.

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Watchdog Finds Flaws in Certification Process for Women-Owned Small Businesses

IG finds $52 million went to firms that may not be eligible.

The Marine Corps has chosen the Iveco SuperAV in the Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition.

Marines to Buy New Amphibious Combat Vehicle from BAE Systems

The armored personnel carrier will replace the four-decade-old Amphibious Assault Vehicle.

Immigrant children separated from their family are housed at a former Job Corps site in Florida

Defense Contractors Are Helping Care for Detained Migrant Children

General Dynamics is helping to ensure the needs of unaccompanied children are met, but has no role in the family separation policy or construction of detention facilities.

Booz Allen Wins Corrective Action from GSA on Army Software Contract

GAO backs most but not all of the contractor’s bid protest against Raytheon.

Air Force one lands at Nashville International Airport, on May 29 in Nashville.

Scrapped: $24M Plan to Replace Refrigerators On Air Force One

Rep. Joe Courtney says the no-bid deal “didn’t pass the smell test.”

MQ-9 Reaper taxies down a runway in Afghanistan.

The U.S. Defense Industry Wants an Arms-Export Czar

AIA proposes the appointment of a single official or government body to shepherd deals through the Defense, State and Commerce Departments — among other changes.

C-5 Galaxy tails on the flightline frame a C-5 on final approach to Westover Air Reserve Base.

The Air Force Is Waiting a Year for Parts That It Could 3D-Print

Its chief weapons buyer is mulling licensing arrangements to allow third-party manufacture.

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks to Air Force cadets at Northeastern University in Boston April 4.

Here’s How the Air Force Is Using Its New Purchasing Power

Next week, program heads will meet at the Pentagon to brief the service’s new acquisition board of directors.

Agencies Met Small Business Contracting Goals for Fifth Year Running

Federal agencies awarded 24 percent of their contracts to qualified small businesses.

Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said the bill offers long-needed reform.

House Passes Defense Authorization With Significant Headquarters Cuts

It includes a 25 percent funding cut for activities such as human resources, services contracts and real property management.

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