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Army budget request asks for raise in Soldier pay, housing, subsistence

Army budget request asks for raise in Soldier pay, housing, subsistence

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

If Congress approves what was asked for in the Fiscal Year 2018 defense budget request, Soldiers can expect to see a bump in their paycheck come January.

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Defense budget request seeks to balance current, future needs

Defense budget request seeks to balance current, future needs

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump’s fiscal year 2018 Defense Department budget request proposes a $52.4 billion increase over the 2017 request and seeks to shore up readiness, procure systems for the future and fully fund operations worldwide.

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Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

Senior enlisted military advisers call for budget certainty

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The military’s senior enlisted members appeared before Congress, recently, to discuss quality of life issues and advocate for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people.

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Secretary of Defense issues budget guidance

Secretary of Defense issues budget guidance

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued budget directives at the start of the month aimed at addressing shortfalls in the department and building a more lethal joint force.

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Larger Army without funding to support it would be ‘hollow force’

Larger Army without funding to support it would be ‘hollow force’

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gen. Mark A. Milley believes the Army needs more Soldiers, but he also believes that growth in end strength must be paired with funding that ensures those additional Solders are trained and equipped.

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Take five minutes to complete the IPC survey

Take five minutes to complete the IPC survey

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

I want to encourage every IPC resident to take just five minutes of their time to respond to it.

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IMCOM talks ‘hot topics’ at forum

IMCOM talks ‘hot topics’ at forum

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

“A near-term threat to our effectiveness is sequestration. … It can’t be ignored.”

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Budget request balances today’s needs against tomorrow’s threats

Budget request balances today’s needs against tomorrow’s threats

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The president’s fiscal year 2016 budget request of $534 billion protects America today, while positioning the U.S. military to face the threats of tomorrow, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Mike McCord has said.

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Footsteps in Faith: Priorities should be set to be successful

Footsteps in Faith: Priorities should be set to be successful

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been to the circus and seen the guy who spins plates on top of sticks?

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Army seeks to retain best

Army seeks to retain best

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Troop numbers, funds and promotions are reducing, and the Army needs to make sure it is keeping its best and brightest.

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