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, ...
Darlene Costello

DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Testing, Evaluation in Acquisition

Darlene Costello Defense Department officials espoused this week the agency’s mission to elevate testing and evaluation as key aspects of the acquisition process, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean ...
US department of homeland security

CSIS Study Indicates Sequester Has Modest Effect on DHS Contracts

A new Center for Strategic and International Studies report showed that the Department of Homeland Security‘s spend on contracts fell 3 percent from 2012 to 2013, Federal News ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Workforce Training Critical to Defense Acquisition Reform

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s acquisitions chief, said the Defense Department should strive to continuously improve its acquisition system, especially in light of budget ...
Gen. Joseph Dunford

Report: Joseph Dunford Faces Military Size, Budget, Modernization Issues if Confirmed as USMC Commandant

As Gen. Joseph Dunford awaits confirmation as U.S. Marine Corps commandant, he is expected to soon address challenges resulting from the reduction in force size and sequestration, ...