House panels want to save 18,000 military medical billets, strengthen supply chain

Federal News Network: Provisions aimed at saving 18,000 military medical billets, protecting the defense supply chain and overseeing the Pentagon’s cyber operations are likely to make it into the House version of the 2020 defense authorization bill as the House Armed Services subcommittees released their marks of the bill Monday.

The House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee is pulling in the reins on the Defense Department’s plan to realign 18,000 medical service members to other operational and modernization priorities.

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