• Air Force Request Look to Address Deferred Facility Maintenance

    Air Force Request Look to Address Deferred Facility Maintenance0

    The Air Force believes the extra funding afforded under last week’s two-year budget agreement will help it address its $33 billion facilities maintenance backlog. The fiscal 2019 budget proposal the service unveiled Monday revealed one key sign of progress — it funds 80 percent of the Air Force’s facility sustainment needs, Maj. Gen. John Pletcher,

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  • Navy Asks for Funding to Remove Excess Infrastructure

    Navy Asks for Funding to Remove Excess Infrastructure0

    The Navy is looking to eliminate excess infrastructure as available funding for its installations has fallen short of its requirements. The department’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes $153 million to demolish excess infrastructure, Rear Admiral Brian Luther, deputy assistant secretary for budget, told reporters Monday. The request also contains a 12.7 percent capital investment in

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  • Pentagon Leaves BRAC Request out of Budget Proposal

    Pentagon Leaves BRAC Request out of Budget Proposal0

    For the first time in six years, the Defense Department is not asking lawmakers for permission to launch a new round of base closures as part of its annual budget request. The move comes as Congress has vociferously rejected past requests for a host of reasons, including the 2005 round’s failure to meet its cost

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