Report: Army Bracing for Budget Cuts

Report: Army Bracing for Budget Cuts

Army leaders are bracing for a potentially “huge” cut in the service’s budget for the next fiscal year, Defense News reported, citing a defense official. President Joe Biden has proposed $715 billion in defense spending for fiscal year 2022, roughly the same as in the...
Senate GOP to Discuss Earmarks Wednesday

Senate GOP to Discuss Earmarks Wednesday

Senate Republicans will take an internal conference vote Wednesday on whether to embrace the inclusion of earmarks in the upcoming round of appropriations bills. Earmarks, often criticized as pork-barrel spending, have been banned since 2010 after a series of...
Biden Nominates Karlin to Lead DOD Strategy

Biden Nominates Karlin to Lead DOD Strategy

Mara Karlin, who worked in the Pentagon during the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, has been nominated to become assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, as Defense News reported. Karlin is currently the acting assistant secretary...