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Hagel shakes up Pentagon's organizational chart, hopes for $1B in savings

The Defense secretary issues specific directions to implement a 20 percent cutback in the size of his own sprawling support staff, including the elimination and consolidation of several senior positions. Gen. Martin Dempsey will deliver plans to cut the joint staff by 20 percent in the coming weeks, and all military organizations commanded by three or four star generals will do the same.

Tags: pentagon , DoD , Chuck Hagel , budget , reorganization , workforce , management , deputy chief management officer , chief information officer , Sharon Burke , Jared Serbu ,

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:30pm EST
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Carter steps down, Fox appointed new acting deputy DoD secretary

As Ashton Carter leaves the Pentagon as its deputy defense secretary, the long-time public servant criticizes the political divisiveness in Washington as being detrimental to the readiness of U.S. forces.

Tags: Ashton Carter , Chuck Hagel , DoD , people , Christine Fox , sequestration , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 12:31pm EST

Four years after Ft. Hood, Pentagon still studying base security

DoD still is working to implement dozens of recommendations that followed the 2009 Fort Hood shooting. The Pentagon wants to create a system that notifies security managers about potential problems with clearance holders ahead of time.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Navy Yard , Aaron Alexis , Jonathan Greenert , Chuck Hagel , management , security clearance , workforce , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 05:52am EDT
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Hagel, Dempsey discuss Washington Navy Yard shooting

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Gen. Martin Dempsey discuss the Navy Yard shooting. Hagel says he's employing a broad communication strategy and conducting multiple security reviews.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , DoD , In Depth , Chuck Hagel , James Amos , Jonathan Greenert , Ray Odierno , Mark Welsh , House Armed Services Committee

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 08:30pm EDT
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Military: Budget cuts threaten ops like Syria

Tags: Syria , DoD , Navy , Army , Ray Mabus ,

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 02:08pm EDT

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 , DoD , James Winnefeld , sequestration , workforce , budget , Chuck Hagel , Cogan Schneier , Ashton Carter

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

Dempsey: DoD preparing for new cyber reality

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed DoD's cyber posture at a recent Brookings Institution event. Dempsey says part of the planning process is forcing DoD leaders to look outward at the changing world.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , DoD , Pentagon Solutions ,

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 08:00pm EDT
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