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In separate ceremonies Thursday, Joint Forces Command transferred its Joint Warfare Analysis Center to U.S. Strategic Command and its Joint Enabling Capabilities Command to U.S. Transportation Command, the latest moves in the dismantlement of Joint Forces Command. All effected elements will remain at their current locations …READ MORE
Plans to ready Guam to accommodate 8,600 Marines and 9,000 dependents from Okinawa will cost DOD, Japan and Guam at least $23.9 billion over the next decade, according to estimates released last week by the Government Accountability Office. The estimate includes $7.5 billion in DOD military construction funding …READ MORE
To execute its base-budget plans over the next five years, DOD would need appropriations of $206 billion, or 8 percent, more during that period than if funding was held at the fiscal 2011 level. Over the next 10 years, the department would need $597 billion, or 11 percent, more than if funding was held at the 2011 level …READ MORE
In his first day in office, newly sworn-in Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pledged that the budget cuts he is expected to oversee will not result in a “hollow force.” “While tough budget choices will need to be made, I do not believe in the false choice between fiscal discipline and a strong national defense …READ MORE
Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison asks the Army to identify the best U.S. installations to locate a brigade combat team similar to the one scheduled to be brought home from Germany in 2015, in an amendment approved during markup Thursday of the fiscal 2012 military construction and veterans affairs spending bill by the Senate Appropriations Committee. Hutchison’s request follows DOD’s announcement in April that only one of the four Europe-based brigade combat teams would be relocated to the U.S. …READ MORE
The Defense Department should improve the Defense Access Roads program, focusing on adjusting the eligibility criteria, the Senate Appropriations Committee said in its report accompanying the fiscal 2012 military construction and veterans affairs spending bill. The lawmakers direct DOD to address the recommendations included in recent reviews of the DAR program by the Government Accountability Office and the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board …READ MORE