Post Tagged with: "Sequestration"

FY 14 budget: Sequester puts key Air Force objectives at risk

FY 14 budget: Sequester puts key Air Force objectives at risk

Upon release of the Air Force Fiscal Year 2014 budget here April 10, the services’ senior leaders said the shadow of sequestration in 2013 and on-going fiscal uncertainty will affect critical programs and objectives for years to come. While Air […]


Army outreach cut by sequestration

Army outreach cut by sequestration

Aerial demonstrations have been halted. Army band performances and the Army Birthday Ball are canceled. Communities across America are seeing less of the United States Army because of sequestration. The across-the-board budget cuts are drastically impacting a very visible mission […]


Air Force suspends military tuition assistance

Air Force suspends military tuition assistance

In the wake of sequestration, the Air Force officially suspended military tuition assistance March 11. Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley announced the Air Force has officially suspended military TA for the remainder of fiscal 2013. The program will […]


Sequestration impacts ripple across Air Force

Sequestration impacts ripple across Air Force

Air Force senior leaders issued updated guidance to leaders of Air Force major commands and addressed the service’s Airmen last week on how the service will operate under sequestration and a continuing resolution for the remainder of the fiscal year. […]


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 […]


Sequestration may affect reset from Afghanistan

Sequestration may affect reset from Afghanistan

The reset of equipment returning from Afghanistan may be affected by sequestration, said the commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command. The cancellation of reset would affect post-combat repair for about 1,000 vehicles, 14,000 communications devices and 17,000 weapons, Gen. Dennis […]


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 […]


If sequestration triggers, furloughs begin in late April

If sequestration triggers, furloughs begin in late April

If sequestration is triggered next week, unpaid furloughs for civilian Defense Department employees will start in late April, Pentagon officials said here today. Sequestration is a provision in budget law that will trigger major across-the-board spending cuts March 1 unless […]


Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

On Capitol Hill Feb. 13, the Army’s chief of staff told lawmakers in very clear terms what budget reductions under sequestration would do to Soldiers and Army readiness. “It has grave consequences and immediate readiness impact on our forces,” Chief […]


 
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