Mike McCord

Pentagon Austin

Defense officials say a year-long continuing resolution would be ‘The Bad Place’

Many of DoD’s plans and programs will have to wait if the budget goes to a year-long continuing resolution.

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Inflation expected to hit government contractors hard, Pentagon comptroller says

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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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DoD focusing on threats, not modernization in budget

The Defense Department is ramping up its spending in Europe to counter Russian aggression, despite a $17 billion deficit in the fiscal 2017 budget.

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

Despite lower funding levels, Defense leaders count their blessings with two years of budget certainty.

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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
with the plan House Republicans released this week to boost Defense funding, saying
it would limit their options and keep the military in a state of budget uncertainty.

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