• Behind the Scenes of the Senate NDAA

    Behind the Scenes of the Senate NDAA0

    A lack of detail in DOD’s National Defense Strategy hindered the Senate Armed Services Committee’s effort to put together its version of the fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill, which it marked up last week, reports CQ. For example, the degree to which the military needs to grow is left unclear, according to committee staff. The

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  • House to Debate Defense Bill Later This Month

    House to Debate Defense Bill Later This Month0

    The fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill, which advanced out of the House Armed Services Committee Thursday morning, is scheduled to go to the chamber floor the week of May 21, said Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-Texas). The $716 billion measure includes a significant increase in military end strength and the largest military pay raise in

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  • Army Aviation Looking to Grow

    Army Aviation Looking to Grow0

    The U.S. Army Aviation branch would like to grow its force structure and for starters is proposing to add two companies of CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopters to the 101st Airborne Division. “There are some areas in Army aviation that we think potentially need to be reconsidered for force structure growth,” Maj. Gen. Frank Tate, director

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