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May 1, 2013

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Rep. Coffman to Appropriators: Cut Pentagon Pork



Photograph of Rep. Micahel Coffman (R-CO) Rep. Mike Coffman sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee and the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee asking them to replace sequestration with "responsible reductions to the defense budget."

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Topics: National Security

April 25, 2013

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

President’s 2014 Budget Has Contracting Theme



2014 Budget Cover The President's 2014 budget proposal includes proposals to improve the federal contracting system, which is a good start to save taxpayer dollars.

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April 23, 2013

By Meryl Grenadier

Training Day: Improving Skills of the Acquisition Workforce



Drill Sergeant An April 16 GAO report indicates civilian agencies are having trouble training the acquisition workforce and determining if training investments are paying off, ultimately putting the government at risk of overspending on contracts and wasting taxpayer dol

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Topics: Contract Oversight

April 17, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Pentagon Budget Ignores Sequestration, Relies on Old Ideas



National Security President Obama’s budget request for the Department of Defense ignores the reality of the sequestration cuts and suggests old ideas to save money, according to an analysis by Winslow Wheeler.

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Topics: National Security

April 12, 2013

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Pentagon Math, Hagel, and the President’s Budget



Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and other defense officials headed to the Hill this week to testify about the President’s Budget.

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Topics: National Security

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