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CBO: FY 2015 Defense, Nondefense Appropriations Below Sequestration Caps

The Congressional Budget Office has said further sequestration may not be required since appropriations for defense and nondefense initiatives for fiscal year 2015 do not go beyond ...
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Air Combat Command’s Herbert Carlisle: Sequestration Could Shrink Air Force Capability by Turn of Decade

Herbert Carlisle Gen. Herbert Carlisle, Air Combat Command chief at the U.S. Air Force, has said sequestration could limit the military service’s capacity to respond to global ...
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Anthony Ierardi: Sequestration Could Bring Army Total Force Size Down to 920K

Lt. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, deputy chief of staff of the Army G-8, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the military service will have to use natural attrition and ...
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Joseph Dunford: Joint Force Readiness, Modernization to Suffer if Sequestration Continues

Joseph Dunford U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford has said the joint force’s readiness and modernization efforts would suffer if sequestration returns in October, DoD News reported ...
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CBO: $515B of Senate’s FY 2016 Defense Bill Goes Against Sequestration Caps

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that $515.5 billion of $604.6 billion authorized under the Senate Armed Services Committee’s proposed fiscal year 2016 defense spending ...
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OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Subcommittee’s Defense Spending Plan Won’t Address Sequestration

Shaun Donovan Shaun Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has raised his concerns about a $578.6 billion Pentagon spending bill ahead of a full House Appropriations ...
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GAO Reviews Pentagon’s Budget Mgmt Strategy Under Sequestration

The U.S. Defense Department used short-term strategies to manage funds for major programs and functions during fiscal 2013’s sequester, a new Government Accountability Office ...
Rick Holgate

Rick Holgate: Gov’t-Industry Dialogue Evolved After 2013 Sequestration, Shutdown

Rick Holgate Rick Holgate, outgoing president of the American Council of Technology, believes dialogue between government and industry has evolved beyond fiscal year 2013’s sequestration ...
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DoD Eyes Back-Office Cost Savings, Acquisition Efficiency Ahead of Potential Sequestration

Robert Work The Defense Department is looking into cutting back on spending for back-office operations to prepare for possible budget cuts if Congress implements sequestration in 2016, ...
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Gen. John Kelly: Sequestration Could Disrupt Southcom’s Partnerships

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, Southern Command’s commander, has detailed how budget cuts could affect Southcom’s operations if sequestration returns in 2016, DoD News ...
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