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Clifford Stanley, the Pentagon’s top personnel official who was under investigation by the department’s inspector general following complaints of mismanagement, will resign his post within two weeks, the department announced Thursday. The DOD inspector general began an investigation this summer over allegations that Stanley was abusive to staff, neglected programs for wounded troops, and wasted funds on expensive furnishings and consultants …READ MORE
The five-year budget the Pentagon sends to Congress next February along with its fiscal 2013 budget request will include about $250 billion to $260 billion in cuts compared to the existing future years defense program, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters in Seoul Thursday. The reduction will satisfy a little more than half of the $450 billion in savings the department needs to uncover …READ MORE
KidsPeace, a charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities, has received a federal grant to extend a website for teens to the children of military families. The Teen Central website now offers kids a variety of resources, including the ability to post anonymous questions to a professional counselor …READ MORE
The combination of a new arms reduction treaty and the budget-cutting exercise under way at the Pentagon could threaten the future of Malmstrom AFB, Cascade County Commissioner Joe Briggs told local officials Wednesday. One way the Pentagon could carry out reductions called for under the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty would be to eliminate a wing of 150 land-based missiles …READ MORE
Budget cuts likely will harm the readiness of already strained forces, the vice chiefs of the four services told the House Armed Services’ Readiness Subcommittee Thursday. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the Army’s vice chief of staff, urged leaders to trim the service’s budget and make force reductions carefully …READ MORE
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday the Pentagon should not have to bear any further spending cuts as the congressional debt supercommittee looks for $1.2 trillion in government-wide savings. Defense programs “have taken more than their fair share of the hits …READ MORE