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Military officials encouraged by possible budget reforms, but want Congress to address CRs too

Top maritime military officials say revamping the Defense Department’s budget process could be beneficial for the services, but say they also see a need…

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Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer attends a Senate Armed Services hearing Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Navy says its readiness is improving, but progress is fragile

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From a former Pentagon CFO, 10 suggestions for the incoming administration on DoD business reform

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Congress creates new DoD Chief Management Officer, punts on role of CIO

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Future Army Commission prods Congress for solid funds

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Thornberry says ‘message received’ on high sustainment costs

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Robert Hale and Ron Sanders, Booz Allen Hamilton

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Inside the DoD Reporter’s Notebook: Pentagon launches program to recognize its best suppliers

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Pentagon, Senate lawmakers already at odds over 2015 budget cuts

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Pentagon seeks new out-of-pocket charges for TRICARE beneficiaries

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DoD ties another round of BRAC to sizable civilian personnel cuts

Defense Department officials said reducing and realigning bases and depots will help them achieve more savings that can be put toward readiness. Acting…

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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…

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Pentagon says shutdown wasted at least $600 million

A tally totaling the costs of the government shutdown on the Defense Department only includes lost work-hours from civilian furloughs, not additional government costs from interest payments, contract delays or other impacts from the shutdown. AFGE and NTEU are asking agencies to speed up back pay to federal workers.

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