Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force to Get ’70-75 Percent’ Of Budget Request Through Congress

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James expects to be able to work with Congress on the service’s two-year spending picture because of what she calls “improved” ...
Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Infrastructure Investments Crucial for Air Force’s Training, Readiness Activities

Gen. Mark Welsh Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh has said the branch needs more funding to fully invest in technology, human capital and training infrastructure, Defense News ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Military Emphasizes Program Upgrades Over New Products as Budgets Fall

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, the Defense Department‘s acquisitions chief, has indicated his concern over military officials cutting spending on future investments and using minimum ...
budget analysis review

Analysts: Rising Terrorism Concerns to Reshape Future U.S. Defense Budget

Some analysts forecast that the current threat picture will prompt U.S. lawmakers to address defense spending issues when they return from their August recess, Defense News reported ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: DoD to Cut Admin, Overhead Costs if Sequestration Remains

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Pentagon plans to cut administrative and overhead expenses at the Office of the Secretary of Defense and 16 sub-agencies ...
Sen.Carl Levin

Carl Levin Forecasts Bipartisan Effort to Pass Sequestration-Replacement Bill

Sen.Carl Levin Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, has predicted a future “coming together” of both parties to reduce the impacts of ...
budget analysis review

CBO Expects No Further Across-the-Board Cuts This Fiscal Year

The Congressional Budget Office has released its biannual sequestration report that says agencies are unlikely to face additional cuts to any funds remaining in this fiscal year’s ...
Black Hawk

Dan Bailey: Army to Meet With ‘Future Vertical Lift’ Contenders

The Army will meet with four teams of contractors who are competing in the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator program later this month or early next month, Defense News reported ...
Rep. Randy Forbes

Randy Forbes: Nat’l Defense Panel Review Highlights Sequester’s ‘Problems’

Rep. Randy Forbes The congressionally-chartered National Defense Panel has released a report calling for the repeal of the budget sequestration, a view that Rep. Randy Forbes agrees ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Continues Push to Save Readiness Funding From Sequester

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said that the branch will continue to press Congress to preserve funding for military readiness and modernization accounts, ...