Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno to Ask Congress for Budget Relief

Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Ray Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, plans to discuss current world events with Congress and ask legislators for budget relief as the Army responds to global ...
Budget

Report: Joint Chiefs of Staff Seek $60B Increase for FY 2016 Defense Budget

Leaders of U.S. military branches are pushing for a fiscal 2016 Pentagon base budget that is $60 billion higher than the projected $535 billion defense spending cap in 2016, Defense ...
James-Winnefeld-Jr.

Adm. James Winnefeld: Defense Budget Challenges Upend US’ National Security Strategy

Navy Adm. James Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Saturday the uncertainty caused by sequestration has put national security out of balance, the Army News ...
A-10

Report: John McCain-Led Group to Back A-10 Fleet Retention

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), potential chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is leading a group of lawmakers that have pledged their support for the A-10 Warthog aircraft ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: DoD Needs Budget Certainty to Ensure Readiness, Tech Dominance

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has called for an end to what he says is budget uncertainty across defense programs as the U.S. faces global combat and technological ...
CapitolDome

Report: White House Eyes Constructive Talks with GOP-led Congress

Defense analysts believe the recent elections could open a window of opportunity for President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers to cooperate on fiscal initiatives, Breaking Defense ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Expects No Major Changes in Defense Spending with New Congress

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisitions chief Frank Kendall said work inside the Defense Department will go on regardless of the coming political climate in a Republican-led Congress, Defense ...
Robert Gates

Robert Gates Asks Lawmakers to Work on Budget Compromise

Robert Gates Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has urged lawmakers balance the national budget and noted his belief that sequestration has negatively impacted national security ...
Maj. Gen. Gary Cheek

Gary Cheek: Continued Overseas Demand to Pressure Army Budget

Maj. Gen. Gary Cheek Maj. Gen. Gary Cheek has said the U.S. Army could face additional challenges in maintaining its force size, readiness and mission operations if sequestration cuts ...
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CSIS’ David Berteau: Pentagon Cut 2012-13 Contract Spending Under Sequester

The Center for Strategic and International Studies has released a new study that says sequestration reduced the Defense Department‘s overall spending by $56 billion between ...