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Maj. Gen. Thomas Horlander: Army Readiness Threatened by Budget Uncertainty

Some U.S. Army officials have expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capability as it awaits a congressional decision on the branch’s fiscal year ...
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Resign Upon Successor’s Confirmation

Chuck Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will resign from the position when his successor is confirmed by the full Senate, President Barack Obama announced in a news conference Monday ...
Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers: ‘Cybersecurity a Job for Everybody’

Michael Vickers Michael Vickers, the Defense Department‘s undersecretary for intelligence, has said defense of military networks requires partnerships between the government ...
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CBO: Defense Department’s Base Budget Rose 31% from 2000 to 2014

The Defense Department‘s base budget increased to $502 billion in fiscal year 2014 from $384 billion in FY 2000. The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday the inflation-adjusted ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno to Ask Congress for Budget Relief

Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Ray Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, plans to discuss current world events with Congress and ask legislators for budget relief as the Army responds to global ...
Andrew Busch

Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch Nominated to DLA Director Role

Andrew Busch Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew Busch, vice commander of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, has been nominated to the role of Defense Logistics Agency director. Defense ...
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Report: Rep. Mac Thornberry to Become House Armed Services Committee Chair

Mac Thornberry Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has been appointed to succeed Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) at the helm, Breaking Defense ...
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AIA’s Marion Blakey Presses Congress for Omnibus Bill

Marion Blakey Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has called on congressional leaders to prevent the passage of another stopgap funding measure ...
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Michael Clow: Army Wants Common Architecture for Unmanned Ground Systems

The U.S. Army will implement a single configuration architecture for the branch’s unmanned ground vehicles through the Man Transportable Robotic System Increment 2 program, Defense ...
Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Jonathan Greenert: Navy Awaits Decision on Combat Ship Designs, Electronic Attack Planes

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Adm. Jonathan Greenert has said the U.S. Navy is examining some defense procurement programs as it prepares its budget request for fiscal year 2016, Reuters ...