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Congress Sends Sweeping Defense Bill to Obama
www.realclearpolitics.com-December 20, 2013
The women of the Senate who led the fight to change how the military deals with sexual assault in its ranks are hailing passage of a comprehensive defense bill that now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature.
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DoD Weighs Major COCOM Realignment
www.defensenews.com-August 12, 2013
The Pentagon is considering a major overhaul of its geographical combatant commands, possibly realigning oversight within hot-button areas of the world and eliminating thousands of military and civilian positions,according to defense sources..
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US Furloughs Wreak Havoc on DoD Productivity
www.defensenews.com-July 29, 2013
Want to schedule a meeting with a senior Pentagon official? How does your calendar look in September or October?
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Hagel: DoD Must 'Fundamentally Reshape' Itself
www.defensenews.com-July 23, 2013
The Pentagon must “fundamentally reshape” itself to adapt for a future of strategic and budgetary challenges, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday.
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Pentagon Faces 20% Cut in Headquarters Operations
www.online.wsj.com-July 17, 2013
The Pentagon is proposing a 20% cut in the budget of major military headquarters to comply with mandated budget reductions, a move that could result in thousands of layoffs across the Department of Defense.
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U.S. defense chief says more budget cuts will force Pentagon layoffs
www.reuters.com-July 17, 2013
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Tuesday that a new round of automatic spending cuts next year would force the department to cut personnel and that he already has decided to reduce jobs in the offices of the Pentagon's top leadership by 20 percent.
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Pentagon report finds flaws in sex assault probes
www.usatoday.com-July 16, 2013
More than 10% of the military's criminal investigations into sexual assault cases had flawed investigations, a Pentagon inspector general report found.
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AP IMPACT: MIA work 'acutely dysfunctional'
http://yahoo.com-July 08, 2013
The Pentagon's effort to account for tens of thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from "dysfunction to total failure," according to an internal study suppressed by military officials.
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Troops still wary of admitting mental health problems
www.usatoday.com-July 03, 2013
America's combat troops are no more willing today to seek help for mental health problems than they were a decade ago, a failure stoking record suicide rates.
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Pentagon moves to extend benefits to gay spouses
www.usatoday.com-June 27, 2013
The Defense Department said Wednesday it would immediately begin the process that will lead to providing benefits to the spouses of military servicemembers in same-sex marriages.
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