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Some lawmakers growing more receptive to BRAC

Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, says shrinking forces won't be enough to match sequestration-level budgets.

Tags: DoD , Army , Katherine Hammack , In Depth , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:39am EDT
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Panel: 2014 QDR reveals 'growing gap' between DoD mission, available resources

The National Defense Panel delivered "Ensuring a Strong U.S. Defense for the Future" an assessment of the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review put forth by the Defense Department.

Tags: DoD , Quadrennial Defense Review , workforce , sequestration , National Defense Panel , Paul Hughes , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 08/01/2014, 04:49pm EDT
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Army spends $500 million per year on vacant facilities

The Army is the first service to begin an analysis of its excess real estate after a Congressional prohibition against even studying the subject expired. Early results show up to a quarter of its stateside infrastructure isn't being used right now, and the Army will need even less as it shrinks in size.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Army , John McHugh , John Campbell , Jared Serbu , workforce

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:01am EDT
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Admiral: Navy is not pushing for BRAC

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says he doesn't see a great need for the Navy to go through another round of base closures.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Jonathan Greenert

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:39am EDT

Military facilities get shorted as part of DoD's tough 2015 budget choices

The Pentagon's 2015 budget request includes sharp cuts in funding for construction and maintenance on military bases, which congressional appropriators immediately denounced. But Defense officials say they could do a better job of maintaining military bases if they were allowed to close they ones they no longer need.

Tags: DoD , Congress , John Conger , Katherine Hammack , John Culberson , Jared Serbu , House Armed Service Committee

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:14am EDT
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DoD ties another round of BRAC to sizable civilian personnel cuts

Defense Department officials said reducing and realigning bases and depots will help them achieve more savings that can be put toward readiness. Acting Defense Deputy Secretary Christine Fox said this round of BRAC would be different than in 2005.

Tags: DoD , workforce , Congress , Christine Fox , Robert Hale , Chuck Hagel , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:06am EST
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DoD's 2015 budget envisions smaller military with less generous benefits

The Pentagon says its spending plan acknowledges defense spending is on a downward trajectory, and reduces force structure in order to balance other priorities such as readiness. If sequestration stays in place, the calculus will change, Defense officials say.

Tags: DoD , Congress , budget , pay and benefits , readiness , workforce , Chuck Hagel , Rob Wittman , Adam Smith , House Armed Service Committee , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:35am EST
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Pentagon's cost savings proposals lost to compromise of authorization bill

Congress is poised, for the first time since Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, to miss its deadline to pass the one policy bill that's been considered "must-pass" legislation under administrations of both parties. But the measure's only chance of success also torpedoes Pentagon proposals for cutting DoD's internal cost growth. Military personnel would receive a 1 percent pay raise next year.

Tags: DoD , Congress , TRICARE , executive compensation , National Defense Authorization Act , Ray Mabus , Carl Levin , James Inhofe , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 04:02am EST
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A BRAC update and more

Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Coordinator and Community Resilience director for Arlington County Virginia, will discuss how the county is being impacted by base closure and realignment, and what officials are doing to boost job growth in the area.
November 29, 2013

Tags: workforce , BRAC Impact , Dr. Andrea Morris , federal hiring , disaster recovery , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:02pm EST
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A BRAC update and more

Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Coordinator and Community Resilience director for Arlington County Virginia, will discuss how the county is being impacted by base closure and realignment, and what officials are doing to boost job growth in the area.
November 1, 2013 (Encore presentation November 8, 2013

Tags: workforce , BRAC Impact , BRAC Transition Center , Dr. Andrea Morris , federal hiring , disaster recovery , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 11/01/2013, 07:02pm EDT
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