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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 , 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

Hagel: Accountability breakdown was leading factor in sexual assaults

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he's taken several steps to improve the military's response to and prevention of sexual assaults, but that the problem can't be solved by policy directives alone. On the matter of sexual assaults, he said he believes the military's chain of command has suffered an accountability breakdown.

Tags: sexual assault , Uniform Code of Military Justice , Chuck Hagel , Mark Welsh , Jared Serbu , management , workforce

Monday - 05/20/2013, 05:26am EDT

Joint Chiefs chair cites military sex abuse crisis

Tags: DoD , sexual assaults ,

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 01:00pm EDT

US, Japan military chiefs vow defense cooperation

The military chiefs of Japan and the United States on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate closely on defense measures in order to deal with threats of missile and nuclear tests from North Korea.

Tags: DoD , Japan , North Korea

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:27am EDT

Hagel: Job not to cut heart out of Pentagon

Tags: Chuck Hagel , DoD , budget , Congress

Friday - 04/12/2013, 09:02am EDT

DoD releases more details on revised furlough timeline

Furlough notices will now be sent to employees in early May. Actual furloughs will begin in mid-to-late June, placing most Defense civilians on unpaid leave roughly one day per week for the final seven pay periods of the fiscal year.

Tags: DoD , Congress , sequestration , workforce , Chuck Hagel , Robert Hale , Jared Serbu , furloughs

Friday - 03/29/2013, 05:22am EDT
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