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Defense Spending by State FY13

The Defense Spending by State Fiscal Year 2013 report examines U.S. defense spending in FY 2013 at the state and local levels for the 50 states and Washington, D.C.


Defense Budget Priorities and Choices - Fiscal Year 2014

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 requests $526.6 billion to protect and advance security interests at home and abroad during the coming fiscal year and into the future. This budget reflects the difficult choices involved with protecting America’s security interests and role as a global power at a time of declining budgets and ongoing fiscal uncertainty about the future. This request balances the competing and compelling demands of supporting troops still engaged in Afghanistan, protecting readiness, modernizing the military’s aging weapons inventory, and sustaining the quality and care of the all-volunteer force — all while implementing and deepening our alignment to the Defense Strategic Guidance signed by the President last year. This paper highlights the Department's ongoing efforts to achieve an agile and ready force while maintaining the right capabilities and capacity to rapidly deal with contingencies across the globe.


White House Guidance on Allowable Contracting Costs Associated with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act

Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget - September 28, 2012



Sustained DOD Leadership Needed to Better Prepare for Future Contingencies

U.S. Government Accountability Office - September 12, 2012, GAO-12-1026T

What GAO Found

Future overseas contingencies are inherently uncertain, but effective planning for operational contract support can help reduce the risks posed by those uncertainties. The Department of Defense (DOD) has made an effort to emphasize the importance of operational contract support at the strategic level through new policy and guidance and ongoing efforts.


DOD Met Annual Reporting Requirements and Improved Its Sustainable Ranges Report

U.S. Government Accountability Office - September 12, 2012, GAO-12-879R

What GAO Found

In our view, DOD's 2012 sustainable ranges report meets the annual statutory reporting requirements that DOD describe its progress in implementing its sustainable ranges plan and any additional actions taken or to be taken in addressing training constraints caused by limitations on the use of military lands, marine areas, and airspace. DOD's 2012 report also provides updates to several elements of the plan that the act required DOD to include in its original submission in 2004.


Panetta Speech To The Association Of Defense Communities

U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) - August 6, 2012

Annual Conference of the Association of Defense Communities

As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Monterey, California, Monday, August 06, 2012

Thank you, thank you very much. I deeply appreciate that very kind introduction, John, and the opportunity to be here and my thanks to you and the entire leadership of the Association of Defense Communities for this invitation.


Department of Defense Base Structure Report Fiscal Year 2012 Baseline

Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment)


Representing a consolidated summary of the Military Departments’ annual real property inventory (RPI) data, the Base Structure Report (BSR) – FY 2012 Baseline is a snapshot of data that is collected at the end of each fiscal year.


McKeon Seeks Input from Governors on Sequestration

House Armed Services Committee - May 2, 2012

National Guard Cuts, Multiple BRAC Rounds Could Hit States Hard

Following a letter from 48 governors to Secretary Panetta to "strongly oppose the disproportionate cuts facing the Air National Guard as part of the U.S. Air Force's fiscal 2013 budget request," Chairman McKeon wrote to the governors to seek their input on cuts resulting from sequestration.


Presidential Proclamation -- Establishment of the Fort Ord National Monument

White House Press Release - April 20, 2012, By the President Of The United States of America

A Proclamation

In the heart of California's Central Coast, the former Fort Ord encompasses a sweeping landscape of vivid beauty and rich natural diversity. One of the few remaining expanses of large, contiguous open space in the increasingly developed Monterey Bay area, this area is a rolling landscape long treasured for recreation, scientific research, outdoor education, and historical significance. Originating in the Pleistocene Epoch, ancient dunes provide the foundation for this landscape's unique array of plant and wildlife communities. The area is also notable for its historical significance, including its role in the Spanish settlement of California and in the military training of generations of American soldiers.


Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations and Environment) Dorothy Robyn Testifies on BRAC Before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness

Congressional Hearings - March 8, 2012


We want to welcome all of our members and our distinguished panel of experts to today's hearing that will focus on the administration's request for another base realignment and closure round. I want to begin by apologizing to all of our witnesses for the fact that we've had to delay this because of our votes. Thank you so much for your patience and putting up with that delay.