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Tulsa continues to have the lowest average gasoline price in the U.S. amid many areas of the country with prices well over $4 per gallon. during a public event on March 28, 2022 at a Quick Trip in Tulsa, OK. (Michael Noble Jr./Tulsa World via AP)

Pentagon feeling those high gas prices as well

In today’s Federal Newscast, rising oil prices tend to raise the cost of just about everything – including running a military.

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DoD says March continuing resolution likely, as it prepares 2018 budget review

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Procurement and facilities hit hard by DoD’s 2017 budget, personnel spending is mostly spared

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In this Jan. 9, 2008 photo released by the U.S. Navy, tThe Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming approaches Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga.  Nuclear-armed U.S. submarines that went more than a decade without calling on foreign ports in part because of post-Sept. 11 security concerns are once again visiting other countries, a shift intended to underscore their global presence and lift sailor morale. A stop in September 2015 by USS Wyoming in the United Kingdom was the first of what are expected to be occasional visits to foreign ports. (Lt. Rebecca Rebarich/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy personnel services and facilities jeopardized by lack of funding

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Budget deal doesn’t pay DoD’s long-term modernization bills

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Despite lower funding level, two-year budget deal is ‘huge’ for Pentagon

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Military leaders express misgivings about House plan to boost their budget

Pentagon officials are adamant that sequestration-level spending is
incompatible with the current Defense strategy. But, they also have serious concerns…

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DoD: No more sequestration, yes to pension reform and BRAC in budget request

The White House defense budget request is $38 billion over the limits set by sequestration. In an attempt to balance the increased funding, the Pentagon…

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Never mind sequestration, Pentagon to seek budget boost in 2016

The Defense Department already had telegraphed that it would request more money than sequestration allows for in 2016. But the military’s top officer said Wednesday that new missions involving Ebola, the Islamic State and Russia likely
will push DoD’s funding request even higher.

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