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Politico - June 3, 2012, By Seung Min Kim
Congress has already been warned that the automatic spending cuts early next year — especially from the Pentagon — could help trigger another recession.
Associated Press - June 1, 2012
BEREA, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Natural Lands Trust and Fort Knox have joined to protect 155 acres of forest land in Bullitt County.
CNN.com - May 31, 2012, By Mike Mount
The Pentagon's chief budget officer is ringing the alarm bell about looming budget cuts that could destroy the department's new defense strategy and force the defense industry to face "absurdities" as defense programs are shuttered.
The Telegraph - May 31, 2012, By MIKE STUCKA — firstname.lastname@example.org
This interactive map shows areas of high noise and crash risks near Robins Air Force Base, as well as property purchases made by the Central Georgia Joint Development Authority in those areas, which are referred to as encroachment. Officials say having too many people in those areas could threaten the base's future ability to handle missions.
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.
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