In addition to funding hardware and programs, the proposed legislation contains a 3% pay raise for uniformed personnel.
The House approved the $741 billion annual defense authorization, a bipartisan bill that includes a 3% pay raise for troops.
They would add three diseases to the VA's Agent Orange presumptives list but leave off hypertension.
The fiscal 2021 defense funding bill would also fund a 3% troop pay raise.
The amendment would prohibit display of the flag on all installations, workplaces and common and public areas.
The House defense policy bill contains a cluster of provisions to improve opportunities for minorities in the armed forces.
Lawmakers in the Senate are proposing a new hurdle in the Army's race to replace its outdated physical fitness test.
The bill would make changes to Exceptional Family Member programs, child care services and sexual assault investigations.
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday advanced the $740.5 billion defense bill for fiscal 2021.
A showdown over renaming bases honoring Confederate leaders may leave the next defense policy bill facing Trump's veto stamp.
The survey focuses on their experiences with military health care and preferences for family planning and contraception.
Sara Faulkner had the "it" factor as the first woman to graduate from the Coast Guard's helicopter rescue swimmer school.
Both decorated former U.S. service members, they were found guilty of conspiracy, trafficking in illegal arms and terrorism.
Discrimination, conscious or not, often starts during maternity leave.
The remains will be transported to Dover Air Force Base for preparation for burial.