Lawmakers will not allow the U.S. Space Force to realign Air Force bases that host space missions until they get an analysis.
Future amendments to the NDAA could put a stop to what some have called the militarization of police forces.
The provision is within the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
Previously, only officers, warrant officers, senior NCOs and those killed in action received full honors.
The U.S. Air Force can now further identify the appropriate personnel to become U.S. Space Force service members.
The sweeping 86-8 vote followed easy passage last week by the Democratic-controlled House.
What's in the fiscal 2020 NDAA specifically for Guard and Reserve members? Here's a snapshot of some of the major changes.
The sweeping 377-48 vote followed weeks of arduous House-Senate negotiations that finally yielded a bipartisan measure.
Advocates are hailing it as a partial victory over the longstanding "Feres Doctrine."
Congress has moved forward with a proposal to place the Space Force under the Department of the Air Force.
The move will cost billions of dollars, according to Defense Secretary Mark Esper.
The Navy's personnel chief granted Katsareas, a Muslim sailor, a special grooming accommodation to grow his facial hair.
A new manual aims to provide guidance to ground troops seeking to avoid detection against a growing enemy threat.
The senators said they're concerned the problems uncovered by the investigation in Bahrain mean the problem isn't limited.
It’s the ship’s first time setting sail with one fewer letter in its moniker.