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Military Chiefs: Sequestration Raises Readiness, Risk Issues

Four of the nation’s top military officials outlined the potential risks to troops and missions under sequestration during testimony to lawmakers this week, the Military Times reported Wednesday. Andrew Tilghman writes the chiefs of staff of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps agreed the mandatory cuts will affect …

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Military Service Chiefs Ask Congress For Spending Flexibility

The top uniformed officers from the four military branches asked a House subcommittee Tuesday to give them spending flexibility now that automatic sequestration budget cuts are in effect. American Forces Press Service reports the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and Veteran Affairs heard testimony from Army Chief of Staff Gen. …

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Greenert Memo Outlines Sequestration’s Effects On Navy

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, has informed flag officers and senior executives in a memo that the Navy would have to halt nearly all non-deployed operations if sequestration kicks in on March 1. According to Navy Times, the Navy would have to cancel training exercises for carrier strike …

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CNO Jonathan Greenert Outlines New Navy Acquisition Plan

The Navy plans to begin practicing a purchase model that values products being good or good enough instead of perfect, DoD Buzz reports. Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of naval operations, said during the Sea Air Space lunch event that the Navy and its vendors should begin to have more …

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