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National Guard Marks 377th Year in Service

The National Guard celebrated its 377th anniversary with an event held on Dec. 11 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Sabre Systems Inc. was a sponsor of the celebration attended by Defense Department personnel, members of Congress and industry partners, Sabre said Dec. 13. During the event, six …

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Ashton Carter, Janet Napolitano Help Host Summit With Governors

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met with representatives of the Council of Governors Feb. 25 at the Pentagon to discuss issues surrounding cybersecurity and defense budget. Napolitano explained the recent White House executive order on critical cybersecurity infrastructure and resiliency, American Forces Press Service …

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AF Gen. Schwartz Addresses FY 2013 ‘Balance’ In Speech

Gen. Norton Schwartz, the Air Force’s chief of staff, recently gave his view on maintaining balance as the branch prepares for fiscal year 2013, according to an Air Force release. The general spoke at the Air Force Association’s monthly breakfast on Monday in front of civilian and industry leaders. Schwartz …

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Hill Debate May Hold Up AF Aircraft Modernization Efforts

The Air Force and National Guard’s plans to modernize their C-5 aircraft fleets may be jeopardized due to opposition from both chambers of Congress, AOL Defense reports. According to Sydney J. Freeburg’s report, the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013 contains language that may hinder programs …

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Lawmakers Question Air Force Aircraft, Air National Guard Cuts

Lawmakers are set to review the 2013 defense authorization bill later this month, including the Air Force’s budgetary and staffing plans, Defense News reports. The branch proposed to cut 3,900 active duty, 5,100 Air National Guard members and 900 reserve airmen. During a House Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, lawmakers questioned …

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Natl. Guard Chief Named Member of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley has been named a statutory member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to a Pentagon announcement. With more than 35 years of military experience, McKinley is chief of the National Guard Bureau, where he is responsible for developing and coordinating programs and policies …

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