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DoD, Council of Governors Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Initiatives, Apache Plans

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The Defense Department and the Council of Governors discussed sequestration, fiscal initiatives and military consolidation plans at a conference call of representatives this week. Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Tuesday that both parties agreed on the negative effects automatic spending cuts will have to agency and state interests, …

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Obama Administration Seeks Additional $5.6B to Fund War on Islamic State Group

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The White House has asked Congress for an additional $5.6 billion to support military operations against the Islamic State organization, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McCleary writes the extra funding proposal for the Defense Department‘s overseas contingency operations account includes a $1.6 billion budget to train and equip Iraqi soldiers. …

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DoD’s Adele Ratcliff: Photonics is Focus of New Public-Private Manufacturing Collaboration

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The U.S. Defense Department will launch a new program that aims to establish a photonics manufacturing technology center through a partnership between the government and industry, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation will be built using up to $220 million in federal …

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