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2/11/2016

Mann: Air, Missile Defense Challenges are Growing

Demand for air and missile defense capabilities continues to increase as a result of threats big and small, the Army Space and Missile Defense Command chief commanding general said at an Association of the U.S. Army forum on Feb. 11.

2/10/2016

Army Asked to ‘Do More With Less’

A key House subcommittee chairman acknowledges the Army has been put in a risky and challenging position as a result of budget constraints. At a Feb. 10 hearing focusing on the report of the National Commission on the Future of the Army, Rep. Michael Turner, R-Ohio, raised the possibility that Congress might find extra money to help the Army.

2/9/2016

Army Faces Flat Budget for FY 2017

The Army faces a flat budget for fiscal year 2017, with a base budget of $125 billion and $23 billion in overseas contingency funding. While the budgeted amount is the same as what was enacted for fiscal year 2016, the base budget is actually down $1.4 billion, with contingency funding making up the difference.

2/2/2016

Commission Report Offers Army Rare Opportunity for Change

Last week’s report from the National Commission on the Future of the U.S. Army provides a rare opportunity to address risky capability shortfalls, reinforce the Total Force concept and convince a skeptical Congress and American public there are limits to how small the Army should shrink.
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