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Never mind sequestration, Pentagon to seek budget boost in 2016

The Defense Department already had telegraphed that it would request more money than sequestration allows for in 2016. But the military's top officer said Wednesday that new missions involving Ebola, the Islamic State and Russia likely will push DoD's funding request even higher.

Tags: DoD , budget , OMB , sequestration , Martin Dempsey , Ray Odierno , Defense One , management , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 05:01am EST
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DoD nominees face scrutiny over Pentagon plan to shrink compensation costs

Just a day after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed reductions in military end-strength and shrinking compensation costs as part of next year's budget plan, a slate of nominees to lead key offices at the Pentagon faced congressional scrutiny.

Tags: Senate , Congress , budget , Chuck Hagel , DoD budget , Robert Work , DoD audit , LCS , John McCain , Carl Levin

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 03:29pm EST

DoD Comptroller Robert Hale to leave position

The Defense Department's Robert Hale will step down from his position as comptroller and chief financial officer. President Barack Obama has nominated Mike McCord, principal deputy undersecretary of Defense, to replace Hale.

Tags: DoD , Robert Hale , people , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 01/31/2014, 09:56am EST

DoD comptroller says $450B in cuts challenging enough

Mike McCord, principal deputy undersecretary and comptroller for DoD, says that Defense is focusing on making mandated cuts while waiting for Congress to pass 2012 appropriations bill.

Tags: DoD , Excellence in Government conference , budget , Congress , Federal Drive , DoD Update

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 12:22pm EST
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DoD, Energy to fund new hybrid energy research

The Defense and Energy departments will team up on a pair of multimillion dollar research projects. The goal is to give the military access to secure, reliable renewable energy, both in deployed units and on military bases.

Tags: DoD , DoE , ARPA-E , Ray Mabus , Quadrennial Defense Review , Navy , energy efficiency , renewable energy , DoD budget , Jared Serbu

Monday - 03/07/2011, 07:28am EST
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In budget talks, DoD ‘not the holdup'

The chairman and the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services committee are determined to find a near-term way to pass a Defense Department budget, and not merely a continuing resolution, for fiscal year 2011, the panel's top Democrat said Tuesday.

Tags: DoD , management , DoD budget , continuing resolution , budget , Adam Smith , Buck McKeon , Robert Gates , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 12:12pm EST
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How to get your agency's 2012 budget in line

Long before it hits Congress and reconciliation, your agency's budget has to be figured out. In a special panel discussion, Federal News Radio asks DoD's Mike McCord and former OMBer Karen Evans to explain how the magic happens.

Tags: Federal Drive , budget , management , Meeting Mission Goals Through Technology , Federal News Radio Discussion , DoD , defense , Karen Evans , OMB , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 08/27/2010, 11:08am EDT
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