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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 ...
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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 ...
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Stanley Clarke: Air Natl Guard Works ‘Hand-in-Hand’ With AF on Force Readiness

Stanley Clarke, director of the Air National Guard, has said the organization’s battlefield operations and fleet requirements are connected with those of the Air Force, Defense ...
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John Hyten: Pentagon’s Approach to Satellite Spending Must Change

Lt. Gen. John Hyten, vice commander of the Air Force Space Command, believes the Pentagon must reshape how it manages the budget for satellite programs in order to save money, Defense ...
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Sylvia Burns Promoted to Full-Time CIO Post at Interior Dept; Rhea Suh Comments

Sylvia Burns, a 20-year federal government veteran and acting chief information officer at the Interior Department since March, has been appointed to the CIO role on a full-time basis. Rhea ...
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Rep. Rob Wittman: Pentagon Should Shift War Funds into Base Budget

Rep. Rob Wittman Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness subcommittee, has asked the Defense Department to transition its war funding to its baseline ...
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CBO: Deficit Could Hit $7T By 2024

The Congressional Budget Office has released its 2014 long-term budget outlook that forecasts federal budget deficits between fiscal years 2015 and 2024 to reach a total of nearly $7.6 ...
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Derek Chollet: NATO at ‘Turning Point’ in Changing Defense Budget Picture

Derek Chollet Derek Chollet, Defense Department’s assistant defense secretary for international security affairs, has outlined what he sees as challenges to NATO amid the ongoing ...
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Report: VA Reform, Defense Authorization, Appropriations Bills Face Delays in Congress

Congress will likely have limited time to deliberate on the veterans affairs reform, defense authorization and appropriations bills as the mid-term elections draw near, Military Times ...
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CBO: Pentagon Could Change 70K Military Posts to Civilian Jobs, Save $19B

The Congressional Budget Office has put forward an idea for the Defense Department to save $19 billion over 10 years by replacing tens o thousands of uniformed soldiers with civilian ...