• House Introduces Three-Week Budget Stopgap

    The House Appropriations Committee Friday introduced a stopgap spending measure to extend funding for the federal government by three weeks while trimming $6 billion in spending. Similar to the current continuing resolution, which runs through March 18, the latest proposal targets programs that are not considered controversial …

  • CMPOs for Air Force Depots Get Down to Nuts and Bolts

    What do community-military partnering organizations (CMPOs) talk about when they get together? For the community support groups for the three air logistics centers, discussions in Washington focused on the availability of spare parts, shrinking budgets and BRAC …

  • DOD Efficiency Savings Not Sufficient, Senate Budget Panel Says

    Despite calling for a smaller increase than in past years, the Defense Department’s fiscal 2012 budget request cannot be supported in light of the nation’s mounting debt, the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee underscored at a hearing Thursday. “Given the fiscal crisis, every area of the budget is going to have to come under scrutiny and is going to have to find savings, including defense,” said Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) …