Gen. Martin Dempsey

Gen. Martin Dempsey: Syria Campaign to Challenge Defense Budget

Gen. Martin Dempsey The U.S.’ top uniformed military officer has said Defense Department could increasingly run into budget problems as it moves to help combat the Islamic ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Air Force to Use Strategic Framework for FY 2017 Budget

Gen. Mark Welsh The U.S. Air Force seeks to reform how the service prepares its acquisition and budget drafts in an effort to schedule its capabilities based on future congressional ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Nuclear Program Funds Could Face ‘Big Challenge’ in the 2020s

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has said the military’s nuclear modernization efforts could face funding issues in the coming years, Breaking Defense ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Infrastructure Investments Crucial for Air Force’s Training, Readiness Activities

Gen. Mark Welsh Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh has said the branch needs more funding to fully invest in technology, human capital and training infrastructure, Defense News ...
Henry-Cuellar

Rep. Henry Cuellar Adds Performance-Budget Link Language in Bill

Rep. Henry Cuellar Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) has introduced new language to a bill he authored that requires agencies to base their budget proposals on performance measures in fiscal ...
Barack Obama

President Obama Asks Congress to Fund Counterterrorism Program

Barack Obama President Barack Obama has called on Congress to approve appropriations for his counter-terrorism program in a move to address the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Better Buying Power 3.0 to Focus on Innovation

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, expects the third iteration of the government’s Better Buying Power initiative ...
Budget

Todd Harrison: Defense Spending Drop Could Total $1T over 10 Years

Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, has projected the defense spending drop to reach $1 trillion over 10 years if sequestration stays ...
budget analysis review

OMB: FY 2015 Budget Caps Insufficient for Pentagon, DOE, FBI

The Office of Management and Budget has called on Congress to finalize the fiscal year 2015 budget for the FBI and Defense Department in order for those agencies to meet required budget ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh Sees A-10 Retirement as Right Move Amid Budget Uncertainty

Gen. Mark Welsh The U.S. Air Force will continue to push for the retirement of its A-10 attack fleet to preserve budget for the service’s priority aircraft programs, The Wall ...