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Jim McAleese: The 2013 Sequester’s Likely and Potential Impact on the Services

Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, recently caught up with Executive Mosaic, parent company of the Potomac Officers Club (P.O.C) and publisher of ExecutiveGov, to provide some detailed insight and perspective into the 2013 sequester. McAleese will be speaking on May 14 at the P.O.C’s Post-Sequestration Summit with nine other government and industry thought leaders about …

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Cybersecurity Budgets, Spending Feature on ExecutiveGov

Many government agencies have prepared their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2014 even as they must deal with the cuts under sequestration and the need to optimize their resources to meet their missions. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for the latest news on the public sector and its thought leaders, honed …

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AF to Set Aside $30M for Cyberattack Operations

The U.S. Air Force‘s fiscal year 2014 budget sets aside nearly $30 million for cyberattack warfare operations, including $19.7 million for offensive cyber operations and $9.8 million for tools to help run those operations. Air Force officials told Nextgov cyberspace activities will be a standard line item in the budget …

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Eric Fanning Confirmed as AF Under Secretary

Eric Fanning will be sworn in as under secretary of the U.S. Air Force later this month after the Senate voted to confirm his nomination Thursday. President Barack Obama nominated Fanning in August 2012 while he was serving as deputy under secretary and deputy chief management officer for the Department …

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Profile: Robert Hale, Defense Department Comptroller

Robert Hale serves as comptroller at the Defense Department, where he is responsible for the Pentagon’s budget and financial policy and advises the secretary on budget and fiscal matters. Hale, nominated to the post in January 2009, also oversees financial management systems and business modernization efforts. He also serves as …

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Russia Claims to Have Designed New ‘Stealth’ Bomber

Russia’s air force is claiming to have official approval for a conceptual design of a bomber it is claiming to have stealth capabilities. Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, Russian air force commander, said documents were signed for industry to start developing systems for PAK-DA, according to a report by RIA Novosti. …

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William Shelton: Some Space Fence Receivers Put In Storage

The U.S. Air Force Space Command is faced with tough decisions on what its priorities are for space strategy as the command faces budget tightening, the command’s leader said Tuesday. Gen. William Shelton said the command has decided to put a third of the receivers used for the Space Fence …

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