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June 6, 2013

By Christine Anderson

Conservative Report Finds $1.8 Trillion in Pentagon Savings



Cash Stack In a report released Tuesday, the fiscally conservative organizations R Street Group and National Taxpayers Union found over $1.8 trillion in potential savings at the Pentagon.

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Topics: National Security

June 3, 2013

By Andre Francisco

How Much Does an F-35 Really Cost?



F-35 The Pentagon plans to spend $400 billion on designing and buying the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the military's newest fighter jet and the most expensive weapons program in history. But how much does a single F-35 actually cost?

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Topics: National Security

May 30, 2013

By Christine Anderson

Pentagon Tells Congress: Stop Giving Us What We Don’t Need



Government Accountability A bipartisan group of Representatives congratulated Defense Secretary Hagel on his commitment to shrinking the DoD budget, and the Pentagon in turn asked for Congress's help in cutting unwanted programs.

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Topics: National Security

May 30, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Congress Fighting Base Closures Despite Cost Savings



National Security Congress is refusing to allow the Pentagon to save money by closing unnecessary bases and facilities, according to an article in Government Executive.

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Topics: National Security

May 29, 2013

By Christine Anderson

Time to End the Silent Suffering—Whistleblower Protections in the Military



Whistleblower Protections Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and co-sponsor Tim Kaine (D-Va.) have introduced a bill that would expand protections for military whistleblowers and those who report sexual assault in the military.

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Topics: National Security, Whistleblower Protections

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