Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno: Budget Cuts Threaten Army’s Global Security Missions

Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff at the U.S. Army, predicts the service would reach a “breaking point” if sequester-level cuts return in fiscal 2016, DoD ...
Philip Breedlove

Gen. Philip Breedlove: Pentagon Reconsiders Drawdown of U.S. Armed Forces in Europe

Philip Breedlove The U.S. Defense Department is re-examining a decision to reduce the size of U.S. military troops based in Europe amid the continued Russia-Ukraine conflict, DoD News ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno: Congress Should Rethink Defense Spending Cuts

Gen. Ray Odierno The U.S. Army’s top uniformed officer believes Congress needs to think twice about implementing deeper cuts to defense budget in the face of global security threats, ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...