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Beginning in February, all Defense Department components will be required to use new online tools to generate cost estimates for "any new proposal or initiative, large or small." Secretary Robert Gates in a memo urged DoD employees to start using the online tools now.
The Consumer Financial Protection Agency will include an office dedicated to helping members of the armed forces. It will be led by Holly Petraeus, wife of the commander of forces in Afghanistan.
While each of the military services will have access to money freed up by Defense Secretary Robert's Gates efficiency initiative, they will not be able to use it all on new capabilities as he originally intended.
Despite what he called 'strong objections' to limitations in the bill on the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees, President Obama on Friday signed the 2011 defense authorization bill
A memorandum signed by the president Thursday night gives DoD the green light to formally shut down the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said about half the command's functions will stay in the Norfolk area, while Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner's office said JFCOM would be revamped and renamed.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that the Pentagon will reduce costs by raising health care premiums of working-age military retirees.
Comptroller General Gene Dodaro outlines the top priorities of the Government Accountability Office now that he has been confirmed.
Sunlight Foundation's John Wonderlich explains how the new rules will allow more public participation and input before a vote.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates was expected to spend the morning detailing for members of Congress his internal cost-cutting measures, which he said in August would save the department $100 billion over five years. Analysts said the effort was intended to preempt any budget cuts that Congress might force on the department.
Reuters reports that Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to brief Congress on Thursday about the budget cuts over the next five years.