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Soldiers to get one-percent pay raise in New Year

Most Soldiers will receive a one-percent increase in basic pay in January along with a 2.9-percent increase in their basic allowance for subsistence. The new...

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...

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,...

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 --...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

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...