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Statement by Secretary Robert L. Wilkie on the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Today we mourn the passing of a trailblazer and lifelong advocate for women’s rights, Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Graduating at the top of her class at Columbia University law school in 1959 she became a highly successful academician, reaching tenured status at Rutgers law school in 1969. Her career as a jurist […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 September 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 03 == NDAA 2021[08] —- (Bill Vote/Compromise Isn’t Likely Before Nov. 3 Elections) 04 == Artificial Intelligence [01] —- (SecDef Says AI Will Change the Battlefield) 06 == USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) [25] —- (NTSB Report Faults US Navy for Collision) 07 == DoD Religion Policy [01] —- (On […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == National Guard Reorganization —- (Preparation for Possible Fights with Russia and China) 06 == Transgender Troops [27] —- (House Passes Amendment Barring Funding for Ban) 06 == Overseas Stationing —- (Poland Agrees To Pay Almost All Costs of US Troop Presence) 08 == RP-US Relations [07] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 July 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == NDAA 2021 [03] —- (Pentagon CMO Position Elimination Amendment) 04 == Military Troop Withdrawals —- (Trump’s Proposal to Reduce U.S. Troops in Germany) 05 == Military Racial Disparities [03] —- (Cadets Say they Were Called the N-Word and ‘Shunned’) 07 == Gold Star Pins —- (Understanding […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 July 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == NDAA 2021 [01] —- (House Draft Proposals) 06 == NDAA 2021 [02] —- (Senate Votes to Start Debate) 07 == Military Racial Disparities —- (Legal Officers Concede Still Exist in Justice System) 08 == Military Racial Disparities [01] —- (SecDef Efforts to Eliminate) 09 == Military […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 June 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 03 == Commissary Prices [12] —- (Military Families Need Relief from Rising Food Costs) 04 == Commissary Sales [05] —- (Impact of Newly Eligible Vets) 05 == Military Health Care [02] —- (GAO Finds DOD Health Overhaul Plan Errors) 07 == Pentagon Law Enforcement Role —- (Events of […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 June 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DOD COVID-19 Preps —- (Syringes Ordered for When Vaccine Developed) 05 == USSF Flag —- (Unveiled at White House) 05 == PCS Moves [11] —- (Pet Relocation Cost Reimbursement during Pandemic) 06 == NDAA 2021 —- (Rare Earth Minerals for Weapons Manufacture Proposal) 07 == Base […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DOD Watch —- (Being Maintained Despite Pandemic) 05 == Coronavirus Disinformation —- (China’s Exploitation of the Pandemic) 06 == PCS Moves [10] —- (30,000 Military Families to Move during Stop-Movement Order) 06 == DOD Immigrant Soldier Citizenship —- (Lawsuit | Promise Broken by U.S). 07 == […]