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Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Army preps for first audit ever, says top finance leader

Getting audited is something most taxpayers admit they dread. But those same citizens might be heartened to know that government agencies that receive their tax dollars are audited just the same, to ensure that money is properly spent. The Army […]


New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

As the budget shrinks and as the active Army draws down to 490,000, elimination of excess infrastructure is needed, say leaders from Army Installations, Housing & Partnerships. There are a lot of spaces and facilities at installations throughout the U.S. […]


Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

The Army’s rapid fielding of network systems to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan led to vastly improved communications capabilities on the battlefield — but also increased network complexity. The service is now moving to simplify and reduce the number […]


DOD Comptroller: Sequestration devastates U.S. military readiness

DOD Comptroller: Sequestration devastates U.S. military readiness

During a Senate hearing yesterday on President Barack Obama’s $9.5 billion military construction budget request for fiscal 2014, Defense Department Comptroller Robert F. Hale said the severe and abrupt budget cuts imposed by sequestration are devastating the U.S. armed forces. […]


DOD Officials Detail $1 Billion In Space Program Savings

DOD Officials Detail $1 Billion In Space Program Savings

Senior Defense Department officials testified yesterday before Congress highlighting the activities the department has undertaken to save an estimated $1 billion and provide a balanced national security space program. Gil I. Klinger, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space and […]


Top Acquisition Official Unveils Better Buying Power 2.0

Top Acquisition Official Unveils Better Buying Power 2.0

Defense acquisition professionals need to apply common-sense thinking as they make decisions, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics said here today. Frank Kendall issued a memo on the “Better Buying Power 2.0” that re-emphasized the power people […]


Budget Cuts Threaten Defense Industrial Base, Official Says

Budget Cuts Threaten Defense Industrial Base, Official Says

Large and sudden U.S. spending cuts and an unstable budget environment promise long-term damage to a critical segment of the defense industrial base, the Defense Department’s top maintenance official recently told a congressional panel. John Johns, deputy assistant secretary of […]


Defense Downturn: Which Missions Will Go Away?

Defense Downturn: Which Missions Will Go Away?

Beggars can’t be choosers. When a government accumulates trillion-dollar deficits year after year, eventually there is a day of reckoning. For the U.S. military, that day is now. Although the Pentagon continues to see a global landscape brimming with security […]


Spending Cuts Would Cause Chaos, Carter Says

Spending Cuts Would Cause Chaos, Carter Says

Deep, across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1 would cause chaos for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said in a televised interview yesterday. Carter told Judy Woodruff on “PBS Newshour” that the department will […]


 
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