Tag Archives: McAleese & Associates

GovCon Expert McAleese: Christine Wormuth, Gen. James McConville on Army’s Force Structure, Modernization Programs

Jim McAleese

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report outlining key takeaways from speeches delivered by Army Secretary Christine Wormuth and Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting that kicked off Monday.

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GovCon Expert McAleese: Gen. Mark Milley, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Testify on Afghanistan Withdrawal

Jim McAleese

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report outlining key takeaways from hearings held by Senate and House Armed Services Committees on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Jim McAleese, founder of McAleese & Associates and a three-time Wash100 winner, reported that Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified that he recommended maintaining 2,500 to 3,500 U.S. advisory troops plus 5,000 NATO forces in Afghanistan. 

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McAleese & Associates: U.S. Navy Improving Public Shipyards in 2019

McAleese & Associates reports that public shipyards are all jockeying for public shipyard recapitalization funding heading into 2019. During the recent “Navy/USMC Readiness” hearing, Richard Spencer, secretary of the U.S. Navy, assured lawmakers the agency is drafting its master plan to modernize its public shipyards.

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Robert Work: Congress ‘Reluctant’ to Accept Pentagon’s BRAC Proposal, Modernization Hit Under Sequester

Congress has been reluctant to accept the Defense Department‘s proposal for another Base Realignment and Closure Round the Pentagon believes could help it reallocate funds toward modernization and readiness initiatives, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said Tuesday in Washington. Work told an audience of GovCon industry leaders at the Newseum …

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Frank Kendall: Pentagon In Sequestration Damage Limitation Mode

The Defense Department is in damage limitation mode as it seeks to manage the effects of automatic budget cuts under sequestration, the Pentagon’s lead weapons buyer said Tuesday. Frank Kendall, undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, told an audience at the Newseum in Washington he is concerned the contracting industry …

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