• Amendment to Delay Reorganizing Defense IT Agency May Prove Ineffective

    Amendment to Delay Reorganizing Defense IT Agency May Prove Ineffective0

    An amendment added on the House floor Tuesday to the fiscal 2019 defense spending bill designed to stave off the dismantling of the Defense Information Systems Agency may not achieve its stated objective, reports C4ISRNet.com. The amendment, proposed by Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.), would prohibit DOD from spending funds on planning needed to transfer the

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  • Focus on Fourth Estate Reforms Is Not Going Away, Experts Say

    Focus on Fourth Estate Reforms Is Not Going Away, Experts Say0

    Washington, D.C. — An initiative to streamline DOD’s support agencies by cutting duplicative activities and reorganizing others led by House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) likely will take several years to complete, although it still is not clear what ultimately will be achieved through the effort, a panel of Washington-based experts said Wednesday at

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  • Senate Advances NDAA; Next Stop Will Be Conference Committee

    Senate Advances NDAA; Next Stop Will Be Conference Committee0

    Washington, D.C. — The Senate on Monday easily passed its fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill, 85-10, setting up negotiations with the House to reconcile their competing versions of the policy measure. The legislation would authorize $708.1 billion in discretionary spending, including $69 billion for the overseas contingency operations account. One key difference between the two

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