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Stars and Stripes - December 13, 2011, By Travis J. Tritten
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Congress is poised to freeze funding for a multi-billion-dollar realignment of U.S. military forces in Japan and Guam under a defense budget bill hammered out Monday.
Association of Defense Communities - December 11, 2011
Information from several posts about the impact of the Army’s plan to trim 8,700 civilian positions by October 2012 indicates that the move will result in the elimination of 200 or fewer positions at many installations.
U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) - December 8, 2011
The Department of Army announced today it is moving forward with plans to reduce the size of its civilian employee workforce.
dailypress.com - December 7, 2011, By David Macaulay
HAMPTON – The City of Hampton is likely to seek $6 million in state assistance to buy land around Langley Air Force Base to protect the base from another round of possible defense closures.
Bloomberg Businessweek - December 7, 2011, By Tony Capaccio
Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The White House and Pentagon are near agreement on a draft five-year defense budget that flattens expenditures though 2017, with the lowest war spending since 2004, according to an Office of Management and Budget document.
TheHill.com - December 5, 2011, By Jeremy Herb
The prospect of $600 billion in automatic defense cuts could drive an increasing number of smaller defense firms out of the industry — or out of business altogether.
Federal Times - December 4, 2011, By SEAN REILLY
A reduction in force. More base closings and consolidations. Big cuts to defense intelligence agencies.
Army Times - December 3, 2011, By Lance M. Bacon
Congress’ failure to make a deficit deal could cut the number of soldiers by up to 25 percent, leaving the smallest Army since just before World War II.
Congressman Tim Bishop - December 2, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Timothy Bishop (D-NY) and Richard Hanna (R-NY) convened the inaugural meeting of the New York Defense Working Group, welcoming guest speaker Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York and commander of the New York Army and Air National Guard.
azcentral.com - December 1, 2011, By Howard Fischer
Saying Arizona can't afford to lose its military jobs, a veteran state lawmaker is making yet another bid to persuade voters to let the state trade away lands if the move helps preserve bases.
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