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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 , Martin Dempsey

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:30pm EST
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DOD cuts furlough days, adds few exemptions

Civilian employees at the Defense Department will now face 11 days of furloughs beginning July 8. This is the second time the Pentagon has revised its furlough plan. Originally, the Pentagon called for 22 unpaid days off due to sequestration. That number was later reduced to 14. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement today at a town hall meeting with employees in Virginia.

Tags: furloughs , pentagon , DoD , sequestration , Chuck Hagel

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said farewell to the U.S. military Friday, capping a venerated public service career that spanned four decades calling it "the honor of my life."

Tags: Leon Panetta , DoD , President Barack Obama , pentagon , CIA , Sen. Chuck Hagel

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 10:08am EST

Retiring Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Schwartz talks F22 safety during final press conference

Outgoing Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz, who retires in August, spoke to reporters during his last press conference at the Pentagon about the challenges facing the branch amid tensions with Congress and new geo-politics that pose security threats.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , In Depth , pentagon , Air Force , Norton Schwartz , Fighter Jets , F-22

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 06:21pm EDT

Panetta warns of 'disaster' from defense cuts

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pleaded with Congress Wednesday to avoid the disaster of automatic defense cuts even as he criticized lawmakers' affection for protecting aging ships and aircraft.

Tags: Defense , budget , Robert Gates , DoD , DoD Report , pentagon

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 06:23pm EDT

Pentagon official apologizes for Quran burning

A senior Pentagon official apologized Friday to Washington-area Muslims for the burning of Qurans at a military base in Afghanistan.

Tags: Peter Lavoy , pentagon , DoD , Afghanistan , Barack Obama , Imam Mohamed Magid , ADAMS Center

Friday - 02/24/2012, 05:06pm EST

Pentagon appeals to addicts to seek treatment or face consequences

DoD is expanding the number of substances it tests for, and it wants anyone who is addicted to call themselves out and go for voluntary treatment and rehab.

Tags: DoD , DoD Update , pentagon

Friday - 02/24/2012, 09:07am EST
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