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June 09, 2015 | Daily News

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee approved a fiscal year 2016 spending bill Tuesday that would provide $490 billion in base budget funding for the Pentagon, accompanied by an $87 billion overseas contingency operations account, but top-ranking lawmakers are resigned to the long, partisan budget clash that lies ahead.

June 05, 2015 | Inside the Army

Top service officials last month presented their plans for a division of labor between the active Army and its reserves in a closed-door session, arguing, in essence, that high-intensity combat is best left to full-time soldiers.

June 05, 2015 | Inside the Army

Numerous House appropriators last week spoke out on the Army's controversial attack helicopter grab from the National Guard, contending that removing the aircraft from the states is unlikely to save the dollars the active Army is claiming it would.

May 22, 2015 | Inside the Army

Army and National Guard officials squared off last week at the National Commission on the Future of the Army's inaugural public meeting, providing conflicting visions for the service's aviation force structure.

May 21, 2015 | Daily News

The president of the Adjutants General Association of the United States, Maj. Gen. Edward Tonini, has condemned a recent attempt by Army Secretary John McHugh to ensure the speedy execution of controversial reforms in the service's aviation branch.

May 20, 2015 | Daily News

Leaders of the National Commission on the Future of the Army on Wednesday vowed they would stick to empirical evidence as they debate the optimal mix of active and reserve forces for the service.

May 19, 2015 | Daily News

Sticking to the GOP budget resolution, the House Appropriations defense subcommittee will vote Wednesday on a fiscal year 2016 spending bill that provides $578.6 billion in national security funding, including an $88.4 billion overseas contingency operations account for the Defense Department.

May 08, 2015 | Inside the Army

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- A top Army aviation official said it is unlikely the service can accelerate the modernization of Army National Guard UH-60A Black Hawk helicopters by three years, as some lawmakers are requesting.

May 08, 2015 | Inside the Army

A New York lawmaker wants the Army and Air Force to guarantee the training provided to National Guard cyber protection teams is the same as the preparation received by active troops.

May 07, 2015 | Inside the Air Force

Even as the Air Force continues to seek congressional approval to retire the A-10 Warthog fleet, the Air National Guard has a critical need for upgrades to its share of A-10s, including improved intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and battle tracking capabilities.

May 01, 2015 | Inside the Army

The Army has approved the National Guard's plan to inactivate two aviation attack reconnaissance battalions, but details of the move are still being worked out, according to National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Frank Grass.

April 17, 2015 | Inside the Army

An Army general argued before lawmakers last week that the service's relationship with its reserves should be characterized by interdependence rather than the principle of interchangeability advocated by the National Guard.

April 01, 2015 | Daily News

The Army National Guard has crafted a plan that will inactivate two attack reconnaissance battalions, as prescribed by a set of controversial Army aviation reforms, but spread certain unit elements across several states, InsideDefense.com has learned.

March 31, 2015 | Daily News

NASHVILLE, TN -- Top Army leaders this week pressed for implementation of the controversial Aviation Restructure Initiative, claiming the service's active and reserve components must put emotion and politics aside and "think about what's best."

March 31, 2015 | Daily News

The Army's unfunded priorities next year include buying back shortfalls the service sees in readiness, sustainment and installations, while boosting key modernization efforts like network infrastructure, improved missile interceptors and helicopter survivability.

March 31, 2015 | Daily News

The Air Force's $5.5 billion unfunded priorities list for fiscal year 2016 includes money for legacy aircraft upgrades and to retain force structure, but Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh has cautioned lawmakers not to pursue the requests at the expense of other service priorities.

March 17, 2015 | Daily News

The head of the Air National Guard said this week he is confident the Air Force will follow through on its plan to assign "an appropriate percentage" of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to Guard units.

March 04, 2015 | Daily News

The Air Force released a report on March 4 that concurs at least partially with all but one recommendation put forth last year by the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force: the commission's call to disestablish Air Force Reserve Command.

February 27, 2015 | Inside the Army

The Army National Guard will activate three cyber protection teams in fiscal year 2016, with a total of 10 such formations set to come online over the next three years, the Guard announced last week.

February 27, 2015 | Inside the Army

The Army strives to preserve the historically high readiness level of its reserve formations even as the service prepares for the possibility of reduced defense spending, according to Army Secretary John McHugh.

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