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October 11, 2000

Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay.

Rep. Floyd Spence (R-SC), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said in a floor statement today that the bill was a "bipartisan effort from start to finish."

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay.

Rep. Floyd Spence (R-SC), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said in a floor statement today that the bill was a "bipartisan effort from start to finish."

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep. Floyd Spence (R-SC), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said in a floor statement today that the bill was a "bipartisan effort from start to finish."

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

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Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

(194 words)

Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

(194 words)

Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

(194 words)

Oct. 11, 2000 -- By a 382-31 vote, the House today passed a $310 billion defense authorization bill that boosts military spending by $4.5 billion, bolsters numerous modernization and readiness-related accounts and increases military pay. Rep.

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October 10, 2000

Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- The Senate last week approved the appointment of a three-star Army general to the new position of deputy chief of staff for programs.

Lt. Gen. Kevin Byrnes, who was the assistant vice chief of staff, will be the first DCSPRO. The Senate approved his confirmation Oct. 6.

The DCSPRO's duties will encompass those of the assistant vice chief, which will be disestablished, as well as some duties previously assigned to the deputy chief of staff for operations and plans.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $521.8 million contract for Trident II missile production and support, the Defense Department announced today.

The D5 missile work will be completed by the end of fiscal year 2005, according to the contract announcement; $261.3 million will be spent in FY-01 alone.

The contract was not competitively procured, according to DOD.

The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs office awarded the deal to Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space of Sunnyvale, CA. Most of the work will be performed in Sunnyvale.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6).

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6).

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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Oct. 10, 2000 -- By not being specific in their contract demands, Army officials are not getting best value out of a support contract for Balkans operations issued to Brown and Root Services, the General Accounting Office said in a report issued Friday (Oct.6). The Balkans Support Contract accounts for about $2.2 billion of the $13.8 billion the Defense Department has spent on Balkans operations since December 1995, GAO said.

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