• White House Pledges Comprehensive Effort to Support Military Families

    The Obama administration this week unveiled a detailed plan for supporting military families, committing the federal government to 50 initiatives intended to address the most pressing challenges facing troops and their families at home and in their communities …

  • Forbes, Bordallo Top Readiness Panel

    Republican and Democratic leadership named new lineups for the House Armed Services’ Readiness Subcommittee this week. Randy Forbes (R-Va.), who had been the panel’s ranking member since 2008, is now chairman. Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam) was named ranking member after Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas) opted to become the top Democrat on the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee …

  • House Milcon Spending Panel Gains New Leaders

    Republicans and Democrats in the House named new leaders for the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in the 112th Congress following organizational meetings earlier this month. John Culberson (R-Texas), in his sixth-term, will chair the subcommittee, replacing former Rep. Zach Wamp as the panel’s top Republican after Wamp made an unsuccessful bid for governor of Tennessee …


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