News & Announcements
The information below is for general awareness only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment or the Department of Defense as a whole.
Daily Press - September 16, 2013, By Robert Brauchle
HAMPTON - For more than 150 years, Fort Monroe's mission was simple and direct: protect Hampton Roads and guard the Chesapeake Bay from invasion.
Daily Report for Executives - September 5, 2013, By Heather Caygle
Key Development: DOT awards $474 million in transportation grants to 37 states.
Next Steps: Foxx says TIGER program may be in jeopardy if sequestration continues.
The Associated Press - August 27, 2013
Brunswick, Maine (AP) - The air show planned for next month may have been canceled at Maine's former Brunswick Naval Air Station, but the redevelopment authority has been keeping busy.
Alabama Lieutenant Governors Office - August 21, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey has been tapped to Co-Chair the National Lieutenant Governor's Association (NLGA) State Strategies in Military Affairs committee by NLGA Chair Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb.
Northwest Florida Daily News - August 20, 2013, By LAUREN SAGE REINLIE
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet gave their final stamp of approval Tuesday to the purchase of a nearly 21,000-acre buffer for Eglin Air Force Base at a ceremony in Tallahassee.
Long Beach Press-Telegram - August 20, 2013, By Muhammed El-Hasan
Long Beach: Growth in commercial aviation unit comes as C-17 assembly plant is busy but struggling
While an important economic engine for Long Beach, Boeing has brought uncertainty as well as prosperity to the community.
Federal News Radio - July 31, 2013, By Jared Serbu
Just four months after the start of sequestration and with uncertainty persisting about whether the spending caps will stay in place, observers in the Pentagon and in industry say it's too early to quantify exactly how the cuts have impacted the Defense industrial base. But at least one thing's certain: If you're the CEO of a Defense contractor, how worried you are correlates closely with the size of your company.
Defense One - July 31, 2013, By Stephanie Gaskell
With the results of a months-long blue ribbon strategy review in hand, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel offered up a defense budget scenario that he claimed lies somewhere "in between" President Obama's fiscal 2014 request and sequestration by cutting $250 billion over the next 10 years. But Hagel warned that any solvent budget will require Congress and the White House to come up with a compromise on how to align the department's national security strategy with a tighter fiscal outlook.
American Forces Press Service - July 31, 2013, By Karen Parrish
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 - The Pentagon will reduce funding for major headquarters by a fifth, will seek to trim allowances and limit pay raises, and could cut troop numbers and new weapons programs as it plans for what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today called "unprecedented budget uncertainty."
The San Diego Union-Tribune - July 27, 2013, By Wayne Raffesberger
Twenty years ago this month, the sky was falling economically in San Diego. After a nasty recession in the early 1990s that was particularly devastating to local industries, along came the BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) process.