Alan Shaffer

Alan Shaffer: Funding Cuts Undermine Pentagon’s Tech R&D Efforts

Alan Shaffer The Defense Department‘s research and development officials told a House Armed Services subcommittee Thursday the possible return of sequestration in fiscal 2016 ...
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Douglas Loverro: Pentagon Needs More Funds for Space Defense Programs

Douglas Loverro, deputy assistant defense secretary for space policy, said last week the Defense Department is seeking an additional $5 billion to fund a national security space program ...
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Lt. Gen. David Halverson: Military Construction Projects Suffer from Budget Shortfalls

Officials in charge of U.S. military infrastructure programs told a Senate appropriations subcommittee Tuesday that budget cuts have delayed repairs and improvements to the Defense ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: Sequester-Level 2016 Funding Would Lead to Defense Strategy Changes

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has warned that the Pentagon will have to modify strategic goals if Congress enforces sequestration-level cuts to the fiscal 2016 defense ...
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Gen. John Kelly: Sequestration Could Disrupt Southcom’s Partnerships

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, Southern Command’s commander, has detailed how budget cuts could affect Southcom’s operations if sequestration returns in 2016, DoD News ...
Jonathan Greenert

Jonathan Greenert: Navy Wants to Increase Carrier Strike, Amphibious Ready Groups by 2020

Jonathan Greenert Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, has said the U.S. Navy hopes to expand its carrier strike and amphibious ready forces by 2020 in order to address ...
Katherine Hammack

Katherine Hammack: Army Faces Base Realignment, Closures Amid Budget Cuts

Katherine Hammack Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for installations, energy and environment, said in a congressional hearing last week that the service needs ...
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John Conger: Pentagon’s BRAC Plan Targets Savings, Efficiency

John Conger, acting assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, told a House appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that another round of base realignments ...
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Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey: Pentagon Needs Budget Increase, Internal Reform

Ashton Carter The House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee has listened to testimony from Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. ...
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Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey Ask Senate Panel for Help to End Sequester

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the potential impact of sequestration ...