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Politico.com - May 30, 2012, By Austin Wright
Election-year politics and a looming lame-duck showdown over taxes and spending threaten a long-standing tradition: For the past 50 years, Congress has passed an annual defense authorization bill, setting parameters and priorities for Pentagon spending.
Government Executive - May 30, 2012, By Charles S. Clark
Stressing the need for a strategy-driven approach to trim Defense Department spending, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter on Wednesday cautioned Congress that “every dollar spent on bold, unnecessary programs is a dollar we lose for necessary programs.”
JDNews.com - May 29, 2012, By SUE BOOK – Freedom ENC
Meetings between local, state, and federal officials in Washington D.C. on the future of military bases and their civilian workforce in North Carolina on Thursday sent home a message highlighting both confidence and caution.
Delaware Online - May 28, 2012, By NICHOLE DOBO, The News Journal
A bill signed Monday by Gov. Jack Markell is aimed at making it easier for military families to make the transition if they move to Delaware.
Government Executive - May 25, 2012, By Amanda Palleschi
Both chambers of Congress have approved measures that attempt to stop the Defense Department from conducting what lawmakers call “backdoor” closures of military bases.
American Forces Press Service - May 21, 2012, By Lisa Daniel
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 – Exciting changes are underway for military spouses that could affect families who serve for generations to come.
USA Today - May 19, 2012, By Sean Reilly, Federal Times
At military installations, suburban-style sprawl is out and walkable communities are in, under new Defense Department planning guidelines.
Stardem.com - May 13, 2012, By CHRIS KNAUSS, Staff Writer
EASTON - The Talbot County Council agreed to participate in a joint land-use study requested by the Patuxent Naval Air Station at their public meeting last Tuesday.
Associated Press - May 10, 2012, By Robert Burns
WASHINGTON -- The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday soundly rejected the Pentagon's call for military base closings to cut costs as lawmakers worked on a defense budget that adds billions to President Barack Obama's spending proposal.
Manchester Patch - May 10, 2012, By Karen Wall
Five years of cooperation between Ocean County and the Navy have led to the preservation of more than 2,000 acres of open space around the Joint Base – McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst.
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