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 ...
Stanley-Clarke

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 ...
SatelliteAirForceGPS

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 ...
digital government

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 ...