John McHugh

John McHugh: Budget Resolution to Help Army Balance Readiness, Manpower, Modernization

John McHugh U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has indicated the need for Congress to implement long-term defense funding as the service seeks to balance readiness, manpower and modernization ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House to Focus on ‘Smaller’ Cybersecurity Bills

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said the Obama administration plans to pursue congressional approval on “smaller” cybersecurity ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: Pentagon to Operate Under CR When DoD Unveils FY 16 Budget Plan

Robert Work The Defense Department expects Congress to reject the Pentagon’s estimated $70 billion proposal to fund other areas by reshuffling the military compensation structure, ...
Congress

Report: Congress May Take Up IT Bills in Lame Duck Session

Congress might use a so-called “lame duck” session after November to discuss five pending bills related to information technology, FCW reported Friday. FCW reports the Federal ...
Chuck Hagel

Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks More Funding for ISIS Airstrike Campaign

Chuck Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said the Pentagon will ask Congress for more funds to continue U.S. strike operations to defeat the Islamic State militants, Defense News ...
Sen.Carl Levin

Sen. Carl Levin: Lawmakers to Approve ‘Pre-Conferenced’ Defense Spending Bill

Sen.Carl Levin Sen. Carl Levin expects the Senate and House Armed Services committees to pass a “pre-conferenced” version of the National Defense Authorization Act before ...
GAO

GAO: DoD Should Re-Examine Joint Basing Goals, Direction, Functions for Consolidation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department re-examine its program for establishing joint bases due to challenges in consolidating functions ...
CapitolDome

Senate OKs Spending Bill to Avoid Gov’t Shutdown, Aid Syrian Fight Against Islamic State Group

The Senate on Thursday voted 78-22 in favor of a U.S. plan to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in their fight against the Islamic State militant group, Reuters reported Thursday. Patricia ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno: Congress Should Rethink Defense Spending Cuts

Gen. Ray Odierno The U.S. Army’s top uniformed officer believes Congress needs to think twice about implementing deeper cuts to defense budget in the face of global security threats, ...
CapitolDome

House Could Vote Tuesday on Stopgap Spending, Syrian Rebels Training Authorization Bills

House members are set to decide on two bills that would prevent sequestration cuts until Dec. 11 and grant President Barack Obama additional authorities to combat the Islamic State, ...