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Former Officials Ask Senate Leaders To Move On Cyber Bills

Five former top military and civilian officials have urged Senate leaders to bring cybersecurity legislation to the floor as soon as possible in a letter dated June 6 and posted on the Senate Homeland Security Committee’s website. Signees of the letter include: James Cartwright, retired vice chairman of the Joint …

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Lynn: ‘Space is No Longer Private Preserve of US’

When the Defense Department released its first-ever national security strategy for space last month, that was just the beginning of exploring the final frontier, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn said this week at a forum on space policy. “Space is no longer the private preserve of the U.S. and …

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DoD Faces 50-50 Chance of Cuts, Cartwright Says

The Pentagon faces a 50 percent chance of budget cuts in the year ahead, the Pentagon’s No. 2 uniformed officer said, with money freed up from department efficiencies likely to “migrate” throughout the government. Gen. James Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaking at a defense investment …

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Showdown at JFCOM Hearings?

When top Defense Department officials testify before Senate and House panels this week about the closing of the Joint Forces Command, Virginia lawmakers hope the hearings will shed light on what they have characterized as a murky process. The Senate and House Armed Services Committees will hear testimony from a …

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