Mike McCord, principal deputy undersecretary and comptroller for DoD, says that Defense is focusing on making mandated cuts while waiting for Congress to pass 2012 appropriations bill.
The Defense and Energy departments will team up on a pair of multimillion dollar research projects. The goal is to give the military access to secure, reliable renewable energy, both in deployed units and on military bases.
The chairman and the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services committee are determined to find a near-term way to pass a Defense Department budget, and not merely a continuing resolution, for fiscal year 2011, the panel\'s top Democrat said Tuesday.
Long before it hits Congress and reconciliation, your agency\'s budget has to be figured out. In a special panel discussion, Federal News Radio asks DoD\'s Mike McCord and former OMBer Karen Evans to explain how the magic happens.