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Work: DoD to experience 'trough' of readiness as it resets force

Robert Work, the new deputy defense secretary, told members of the House Armed Services Committee that the Defense Department will experience a two-year trough in readiness as it resets its force,

Tags: DoD , OCO , Robert Work , readiness , Afghanistan , counterterrorism , budget , Michael OConnell , House , House Armed Services Committee

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:22pm EDT

Senators urge about-face on new military retirement cuts

Pentagon leaders expressed disappointment on Tuesday at the retiree cost of living cuts under the Ryan-Murray budget deal and urged Congress to repeal them. But officials also pressed lawmakers to wait for an independent study group's conclusions before making more piecemeal changes to the military compensation system.

Tags: DoD , Congress , pay and benefits , retirement , Carl Levin , Christine Fox , Angus King , COLA , budget , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 04:06am EST
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In Depth Show Blog - September 13, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Tim McManus , Larry Allen , In Depth

Friday - 09/13/2013, 08:37pm EDT

DoD scrounges for cash to cancel civilian furloughs

The Pentagon says no decisions have been made, but eliminating 2013 furloughs is at the top of the funding priority list if it can find any excess funds.

Tags: DoD , Congress , sequestration , furloughs , Strategic Choices and Management Review , Ashton Carter , House Armed Services Committee , workforce , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/02/2013, 05:39am EDT
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DoD getting down to brass tacks with 2014 sequestration cuts

The military's two top ranking officers said in a Senate confirmation hearing that the department has been working on the plan for the past two weeks and should complete it by October.

Tags: Senate Armed Service Committee , Martin Dempsey , DoD , sequestration , workforce , budget , Chuck Hagel , Cogan Schneier , Ashton Carter

Friday - 07/19/2013, 06:39am EDT

By year's end, troops will be unable to respond to crises, Pentagon says

Shortfalls in operating accounts would mean military units would be undertrained, underequipped and unable to deploy by the end of fiscal 2013, senior DoD officials predict.

Tags: DoD , Congress , budget , DoD budget , Navy , Army , readiness , Joint Chiefs of Staff , sequestration , Robert Work , Terry Halvorsen , Jared Serbu

Monday - 02/04/2013, 05:39am EST
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Raises, bases are potential victims of DoD budget cuts

The Pentagon begins the process of revealing its budget plan for fiscal year 2013. The proposal includes the scaling back of several weapons systems, savings on personnel costs, along with an assurance from top DoD officials that even though the military will be smaller, it will be more agile and more capable.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , reversibility , efficiencies , Budget Control Act , sequestration , strategic guidance , Leon Panetta , Martin Dempsey , pay and benefit , workforce , Jared Serbu , On DoD , retirement , TRICARE , acquistion workforce , budget , Robert Hale , BRAC , IT efficiencies

Friday - 01/27/2012, 11:31am EST
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Pentagon adds one more chair in Joint Chiefs' 'Tank'

As the result of a successful effort to add the chairman of the National Guard Bureau to the membership of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Craig R. McKinley, the Guard's top officer, becomes the seventh member on the panel.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Craig McKinley , Gus Hargett , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 05:11am EST
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Joint chiefs picks show Obama comfortable with military

Mike Lyons, military analyst for CBS News

Tags: Mike Lyons , CBS News , Ray Odierno , Martin Dempsey , Barack Obama

Monday - 05/30/2011, 07:24pm EDT
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Military plays rare game of musical chairs

President Barack Obama announced Monday his intention to nominate Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as the next Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy DeLeon talks with Federal News Radio.

Tags: Rudy deLeon , DoD , appointments , Mike Mullen , Martin Dempsey , In Depth , people , management

Friday - 05/27/2011, 03:47pm EDT
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