U.S. Navy

Navy, Marine Officials: Sequestration Remains Biggest Threat to US Military’s Sea Services

Senior U.S. Navy and Marine Corps officials told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing Wednesday that sequestration in fiscal 2016 would hamper the military branches’ ability ...
John McHugh

Army Sec. John McHugh: Majority in Congress Seeks to Address Sequestration in FY 2016

John McHugh U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has expressed optimism that Congress would prevent another round of sequestration in fiscal year 2016, National Defense magazine reported ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Islamic State Threat Prompts Defense Spending Shift, Unmanned Aircraft Demand

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said potential threats emanating from the Islamic State group have fueled a change in defense spending priorities and an interest ...
Mike McCord

Mike McCord: DoD Could Submit Another Sequestration Impacts Outline to Congress

Mike McCord Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord has said DoD will likely produce a document to highlight the effects the agency will see if sequestration resumes in fiscal 2016, ...
Robert Hale

Robert Hale: Sequestration Not a Sure Thing in 2016

Robert Hale Robert Hale, the former Defense Department comptroller and a current fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, has outlined several public misconceptions about the sequestration process ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: Sequester Would Cut $90B From FY 2016 Discretionary Spending

Shaun Donovan The Office of Management and Budget has submitted a report to Congress that says up to $90.4 billion in agencies’ discretionary spending for fiscal year 2016 ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Requests $10B Funding Boost for 2016

Deborah Lee James The U.S. Air Force has asked for a fiscal 2016 budget that is $10 billion more than what is dictated by sequestration law, DoD News reported Friday. Air Force Secretary ...
Pentagon

President Obama Proposes $534B for 2016 Defense Spending

President Barack Obama has requested $534 billion in discretionary Pentagon spending and an additional $51 billion to finance U.S. military operations in the Middle East for fiscal ...
Gen. Daniel Allyn

Gen. Daniel Allyn: Budget Cuts Prompt Army to Rethink Aviation Programs

Gen. Daniel Allyn Gen. Daniel Allyn, vice chief of staff at the U.S. Army, has said the military branch developed a plan to restructure its aviation fleet and strategy due to budget ...
Pentagon

Military Leaders, Senators Caution Against Another Budget Sequester

A group of military leaders and Senate Armed Services Committee members have given caution about the potential impact to Defense Department programs if sequestration is renewed, Defense ...