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

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said the prospect of a continuing resolution into the new year is one of the biggest challenges DoD will face….

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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

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

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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…

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DoD nominees face scrutiny over Pentagon plan to shrink compensation costs

Just a day after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed reductions in military end-strength and shrinking compensation costs as part of next year’s budget…

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DoD Comptroller Robert Hale to leave position

The Defense Department’s Robert Hale will step down from his position as comptroller and chief financial officer. President Barack Obama has nominated Mike McCord, principal deputy undersecretary of Defense, to replace Hale.

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