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Ashton Carter: US Eyes Increased Force in Poland, Baltic States

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said that the U.S. government and its allies look to increase the presence of troops in the Baltic states and in Poland in a bid to counter threats from Russia, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Richard Sisk writes Carter told reporters Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, that the goal is …

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Gen. Martin Dempsey Makes Case for FY 2016 Defense Funding Boost

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said Wednesday the Defense Department will need a bigger top-line budget next fiscal year to meet emerging requirements, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McCleary Dempsey made a case for increasing DoD’s base budget to more than $535 billion in fiscal 2016 during …

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Robert Work: DoD to Cut Admin, Overhead Costs if Sequestration Remains

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 in light of sequestration, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Tilghman reports that the move is the result of efficiency reviews with the Defense Business Board and Business …

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