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Defense Department Budget

Air Shows Cancelled After Military Budget Cuts

AP | M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this y...

Pentagon Begins Layoffs Amid Budget Fears

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change to text) By Mark Hosenball and Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - France's military...

Panetta Scolds Congress, Urges Lawmakers To 'Suck It Up'

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

* Pentagon facing 'perfect storm' of fiscal problems- Panetta * Department will pay a 'hell of a price' if cuts go into effect ...

Pentagon Chief Warns Against 'Dangerous' Budget Cuts

Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

By PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Silent for days amid the Capitol Hill debt standoff, the Pentagon has finally thrown down a mark...

Mr. President, Lead the Way to End Discrimination in the Military

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

This is the moment for the President to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." If Obama fails to seize it, many young LGBT service members will surely be fired, careers ruined.

Time for Courage and Leadership, Mr. President

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is a wrong that can be made right. Just say what you said in your campaign, Mr. Obama, and what's on your White House web site. Do what you said you'd do.