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Deborah Lee James: Long-Term CR Would Give Air Force $13B Budget Hit

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said a long-term continuing resolution would force the service branch to operate “with over $13 billion less” and could affect some of its modernization programs in an interview with Air Force Times published Monday. James told Air Force Times reporter Stephen Losey the service branch would have …

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Deborah Lee James: Cyber, Space Investments Challenge USAF

U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has overviewed what she considers as the leading national and homeland security threats against the country, DoD News reported Saturday. James told Fox News at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado that the Islamic State organization and Russia pose security challenges to the U.S., Amaani Lyle reports. …

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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Eyes Future US Space Capabilities

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has highlighted the service’s current programs and future investments in human space flight operations and efforts to advance U.S. space capabilities, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes that James spoke earlier this week before the Center for American Progress on the impact of space …

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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks $10B Boost for Personnel, Modernization, Stewardship Programs

U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has told the House Appropriations Committee’s defense panel that the service faces challenges in its goals to meet global demand and combatant commander requirements, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes that the Air Force has requested an additional $10 billion on top of the sequestration-level caps to …

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

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 Deborah Lee James said during an Air Force Association-hosted symposium Friday the military branch needed the additional funding to achieve …

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