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Summary of the DoD Fiscal 2015 Budget Proposal

Summary of the DoD Fiscal 2015 Budget Proposal

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget proposal supports the Department’s 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) that is being released in conjunction with the budget. The 2014 QDR updates the Defense Strategic Guidance released in January 2012. This updated strategy focuses […]


Hagel Outlines Budget Reducing Troop Strength, Force Structure

Hagel Outlines Budget Reducing Troop Strength, Force Structure

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed cuts in military spending that include further reductions in troop strength and force structure in every military service in the coming year as part of an effort to prioritize U.S. strategic interests in the […]


DoD Official: Force Size Limits Modernization Efforts

DoD Official: Force Size Limits Modernization Efforts

Two years into the pivot to the Asia-Pacific region and the concurrent drawdown in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials today related to Congress the Defense Department’s strategy to maintain U.S. superiority in military technology. Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology […]


DOD Looks 25 Years Ahead In Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap

DOD Looks 25 Years Ahead In Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap

Strategy and budget realities are two aspects of the Defense Department’s new Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap, released Dec. 23. The report to Congress is an attempt to chart how unmanned systems fit into the defense of the nation. “The 2013 […]


DoD Beefs Up Contractor Information Security Requirements

DoD Beefs Up Contractor Information Security Requirements

An amendment published yesterday to the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement will require defense contractors to incorporate established information security standards on their unclassified networks and to report cyber-intrusion incidents that result in the loss of unclassified controlled technical information from […]


Hagel: Six priorities shape future defense institutions

Hagel: Six priorities shape future defense institutions

In the months since the 2012 defense strategic guidance first reflected a new budget reality, Pentagon officials and military leaders have been working on the department’s longer-term budget and strategy, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said here Nov. 5. In the […]


25 Years of Acquisition Reform with Little to Show for All the Effort

25 Years of Acquisition Reform with Little to Show for All the Effort

The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) held a hearing this week titled “Twenty Five Years of Acquisition Reform: Where Do We Go from Here?” If the past is prologue, the answer to the Committee’s question would have to be nowhere. […]


Unemployment benefits may help some furloughed DOD civilians

Unemployment benefits may help some furloughed DOD civilians

On the 10th day of the partial government shutdown, Defense Department civilians excluded by law from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Oct. 7 recall to work of thousands of fellow employees still await an end to the political standoff that sent […]


DOD partners to combat brain injury

DOD partners to combat brain injury

Experts from the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs gathered Aug. 14 at the Military Health System Research Symposium to discuss the future of research on mental health and traumatic brain injury. Discussions turned toward the National […]


 
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