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A civilian and a Marine general stand behind a podium. Pentagon Begins Another Fiscal Year Under Continuing Resolution
The Defense Department needs a sufficient and predictable budget, but for the ninth consecutive fiscal year the department has operated under a continuing resolution, Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.
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2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrive at the Rayburn House Office Building to provide testimony on the FY2018 Defense Budget Request before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C., June 12, 2017. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro Mattis, Dunford Describe Need for Increased, Stable DoD Budgets
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford defended the president’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget request on Capitol Hill during a hearing of the House Appropriations Defense subcommittee.
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2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provide testimony on DoD’s Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Budget Request to members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., June 13, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith Mattis Says DoD Needs Years to Correct Effects of Sequestration
Even if Congress acts now to rid the Defense Department of looming sequestration spending cuts, it will take years of stable and higher budgets for DoD to dig out of the readiness hole, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies on the fiscal year 2018 budget request from the Defense Department at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, June 12, 2017. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro Mattis Asks Congress for Stable Budgets, End to Sequestration
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis launched a full-throated attack on looming across-the-board spending cuts during a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, saying "no enemy in the field has done more to harm the combat readiness of our military than sequestration."
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2017
Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks during an Air Force Association Breakfast in Arlington, Va., April 13, 2017. Selva spoke about the need for a defense budget, Syria, and innovation within the Department of Defense. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann Vice Chairman Makes Case for Congress to Pass Defense Budget
At an Air Force Association breakfast, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff expressed his desire for Congress to approve the proposed Defense Department budget and to not require the department to be funded through a continuing resolution.
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2017
Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., the military deputy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, center, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, and Air Force Modernization, March 29, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  Also testifying were, right, Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris Jr., the Air Force deputy chief of staff for Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements, and Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, the Air Force deputy chief of staff for Operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) AF seeks to increase modernization budget
Air Force senior leaders testified about Air Force modernization before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.
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Navy Seaman Christian Wingate loads ammo into the Mark 38 machine gun for operational testing on the USS America in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 2, 2017, as it prepares for deployment. Wingate is a gunner's mate. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Arnesia McIntyre Budget Controls Must Be Lifted To Boost Readiness, Vice Chiefs Say
Military readiness will suffer if budget constraints are not repealed and are allowed to again take effect, the military’s vice chiefs of staff told members of the House Armed Services Committee.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis answers questions from reporters during a flight to South Korea, Feb. 1, 2017. Mattis is traveling to Seoul and Tokyo for meetings with his counterparts. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith Mattis Issues Budget Guidance, Says 2017 Submission Will Rise
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued budget directives aimed at addressing shortfalls in the department and building a more lethal joint force.
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Default Air Force Logo AF officials announce FY 2017 budget force structure changes
Air Force officials released force structure changes resulting from the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget Feb. 12.
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2016
Col. Sunny Gates (right), director of operations for the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston goes over medical procedures with Maj. Dale Yarboro on a recent off-station training mission. (U.S. Photo by Maj. Wayne Capps) Keeping the reserve mission flying during budget uncertainty
Terms such as continuing resolution, budget shortfall, doing more with less and uncertainty are
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force presents FY 16 budget request
The Air Force presented its fiscal year 2016 President's Budget request Feb. 2, following the Defense Department and sister services budget briefings.
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2015
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