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Robert Hale: Sequestration Not a Sure Thing in 2016

Robert Hale, the former Defense Department comptroller and a current fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, has outlined several public misconceptions about the sequestration process amid concerns about another round of automatic budget cuts in 2016. Hale wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday on Breaking Defense that sequestration is not necessarily a …

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Robert Hale: Military Compensation Reforms Slowly Gaining Favor Among Lawmakers

Robert Hale, the recently retired comptroller from the Defense Department, said that lawmakers are increasing efforts to address rising military personnel costs, Military Times reported Tuesday. “We are making progress,” Hale told the publication shortly before he stepped down as comptroller last week. “It takes time to get Congress comfortable so …

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Robert Hale: Shutdown Deal Stalls DoD Acquisition, R&D Projects

The Congressional resolution that was recently passed to end the U.S. government shutdown suspends the Defense Department’s current acquisition and research programs, Federal Times reported Monday. Citing DoD Comptroller Robert Hale’s statement, Nicole Blake Johnson writes the department is prohibited from starting new projects, raising salaries or working on fresh construction projects …

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