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Obama, flanked by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, unveiled the results of an eight-month defense strategy review that is intended to guide decisions on cutting hundreds of billions from planned Pentagon spending over the coming decade. But the eight-page document contained no details about how broad concepts for reshaping the military will translate into troop or weapons cuts.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee introduced a bill that cuts 10 percent of the federal workforce to avoid the first year of automatic cuts to the Defense Department.
The government's promise of lifetime health care for the military's men and women is suddenly a little less sacrosanct as Congress looks to slash trillion-dollar-plus deficits.
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 passed the House on a 322-96 vote. The bill determines defense spending levels and policy.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he will include language implementing the Defense Department's request to increase insurance fees for military retirees. That position is at odds with the panel's subcommittee on military personnel, which on Wednesday unanimously approved language which would prohibit the increase.
The man in charge of the House Armed Services Committee is changing some rules for 2012 defense authorization bill. Congressman Buck McKeon has moved to keep earmarks out of it.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said there are no plans in place for Base Realignment and Closure starting in 2015.
The chairman and the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services committee are determined to find a near-term way to pass a Defense Department budget, and not merely a continuing resolution, for fiscal year 2011, the panel's top Democrat said Tuesday.