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Congress Forms National Defense Strategy Advisory Panel

Congress has established a 12-member advisory committee that will be responsible for the assessment of the country’s defense strategy that covers force structure, missions, risks and force posture, Defense News reported Friday. The House and Senate armed services panels formed the Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the U.S. …

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DoD Asks Congress to Reprogram $2.6B in Funds

The Defense Department has asked Congress’ approval to shift approximately $2.6 billion in fiscal 2016 funds across defense programs, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes the programming request that DoD Comptroller Mike McCord submitted to Congress June 30 includes a proposal to move $583 million in funds to the …

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Mike McCord: DoD Moving Toward Auditability Goals

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said at a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday that DoD will continue to work toward achieving a clean audit opinion, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes McCord told committee members the department’s current strategy to achieve full audit accountability is a key element of Defense Secretary Ashton …

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Mike McCord: Pentagon’s 2017 Budget Plan Intended to Be ‘All-Inclusive’

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said DoD’s fiscal 2017 budget plan has been developed to address the diverse needs of all U.S. military agencies across operational domains and geographic areas, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes McCord’s office considered the challenges posed by Russia, China, North Korea, Iran and terrorist groups to the U.S. as his office crafted …

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Mike McCord: Pentagon Gets Short-Term Relief From Budget Deal

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord has said the budget agreement signed last month covers at least 96 percent of funding levels that DoD requested for the next two fiscal years, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes McCord also projected the department will have financial challenges in the long term despite passage of the …

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