Washington, DC - Chief of Naval Personnel is seeking nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award in NAVADMIN 312/17.

Washington, DC - Reauthorizing Section 702 before it expires is vital to keeping the nation safe. Let us be clear: if Congress fails to act, vital intelligence collection on international terrorists and other foreign adversaries will be lost. The country will be less secure.

Washington, DC - The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for active component (AC) and full time support (FTS) Sailors in NAVADMIN 311/17 released yesterday.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has issued an administrative complaint challenging the merger of two prosthetics manufacturers that are top sellers of prosthetic knees equipped with microprocessors.

Washington, DC - Becton, Dickinson and Company and C. R. Bard, Inc. have agreed to divest two medical device product lines to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Becton, Dickinson’s proposed $24 billion acquisition of Bard would negatively impact competition in those markets. Both companies supply a range of medical devices to health care organizations, healthcare workers, and pharmaceutical companies.

Washington, DC - Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty - COLA, Medicare Premiums and the Hold Harmless Provision