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Navy details two rounds of budget cutbacks for 2013

Round one is already in effect and includes a civilian hiring freeze, cancellation of conferences, cutbacks on training, and a reduction in IT spending for the Navy. Round two would involve unpaid civilian furloughs, operational reductions for deployed ships, and cuts to tuition assistance for sailors.

Tags: DoD , Navy , sequestration , continuing resolution , DoD budget , Jonathan Greenert , Jared Serbu , On DoD , budget

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 05:14am EST
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Pentagon restricts F-22 flights, safety a concern

Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force's most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , F-22 , Leon Panetta , hypoxia , Mark Warner , Adam Kinzinger

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:41am EDT

DoD would change strategy even without budget pressure, Pentagon says

Declining budgets are a factor, but not the only factor in DoD's new strategic guidance. In this week's edition of On DoD, Pentagon spokesman George Little and Capt. John Kirby tell Federal News Radio the department would be implementing a new strategy with or without today's fiscal pressure.

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , strategic guidance , George Little , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 01:13pm EST
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Why the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs tweets

The Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has fully embraced Web 2.0 and social media. U.S. Navy Capt. John Kirby, the Chairman's Special Assistant for Public Affairs, explains why.

Tags: technology , Mike Mullen , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Twitter , Facebook , Web 2.0 , Gov 2.0 , social media , Dorothy Ramienski , DorobekInsider

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 02:39pm EDT
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