• Ft. Sam Welcomes New IMCOM Headquarters

    Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Sam Houston last month for the new headquarters for Installation Management Command, leaving only one major BRAC 2005 construction project yet to be completed at the post. In total, the base closure round has proved a bonanza for San Antonio, resulting in the expenditure of $3.3 billion on 176 construction projects …

  • Lawmakers Hope to Avoid Showdown over 2012 Spending Bills

    While Congress is expected to miss the Oct. 1 deadline for passing fiscal 2012 spending bills, senior members of both parties say they are aiming to complete work on an omnibus spending bill by Nov. 23, the deadline for the joint deficit committee to complete its effort to identify at least $1.2 trillion in spending cuts …

  • DOD to Consider Trimming Army’s End Strength

    To find $350 billion or more in savings from its budget over the next decade, DOD is re-evaluating its long-term acquisition plans for a variety of weapons systems and contemplating significant cuts in personnel, the Washington Times reported. The Army is considering reducing the number of brigade combat teams in the FY 2013 budget and, ultimately, it may shed six to eight brigade combat teams …