The Fiscal 2006 defense authorization bill probably won’t show on the Senate horizon until after President Bush turns over the BRAC commission report. He has until Sept. 23 to get it to Capitol Hill. Thus, there is plenty of time for unhappy Senators to line up votes for an amendment to derail BRAC.
The Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness revised the Defense Department’s COVID-19 guidelines. The new rules clarify what’s meant by being “up to date” on vaccinations and when personnel must wear masks in vehicles, among other changes.