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The Republican and Democratic leaders of the House Armed Services Committee urged the congressional deficit reduction committee Thursday to resist slashing defense spending beyond the $450 billion in cuts agreed to under August’s debt ceiling deal, stressing that the military already has taken on its fair share of budgetary savings. “Further reductions could undermine national security …READ MORE
A measure creating a civilian BRAC commission to expedite the disposal of unneeded federal properties, saving an estimated $15 billion, was approved Thursday by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The legislation would establish a framework through which an independent commission would review federal properties and make recommendations for consolidations …READ MORE
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reiterated the principles that are guiding the Pentagon’s strategic review of the department’s budget while testifying before the House Armed Services Committee Thursday, but offered only a glimpse of the tough choices officials are facing. As the department looks for $450 billion in savings over the next decade, officials are scrutinizing a range of military policies and programs, including force structure reductions, troop basing, personnel and benefits, and weapons systems …READ MORE
The contest established by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden to recognize community efforts to support military families will accept entries through Oct. 31. The Joining Forces Community Challenge will award national prizes to citizens and community groups providing services designed to ease the burden and alleviate the emotional and mental stress on service members and their families …READ MORE
With Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to bring up a package of three fiscal 2012 spending bills Thursday, it appears the chamber’s leadership favors a strategy of moving spending bills in several smaller packages rather than one comprehensive omnibus measure. The way forward still remains unclear, as the House has not indicated how it would respond to the tactic …READ MORE