Government Matters Logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

DoD

“Big changes” expected for fiscal 2023 budget

The Biden administration’s topline fiscal 2022 budget request is out and includes $715 billion for the Defense Department. Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, said the administration had limited time for the fiscal 2022 budget and will make more sweeping changes in the fiscal 2023 budget. Eaglen said appropriators and authorizers in […]

More

Former deputy secretary of defense says artificial intelligence momentum is building

U.S. Northern Command is reviewing the results of a global information dominance exercise that applied artificial intelligence and machine learning. The commander of Northern Command, Gen. Glen VanHerck, says the exercise was a sample of the power of artificial intelligence. Robert Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense, said momentum behind artificial intelligence is starting to […]

More

Removing US troops from Afghanistan would save up to $10 billion per year, defense budget analyst says

President Biden’s new topline budget designates $715 billion for the Defense Department. The proposal would cut the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, created to finance the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The proposal would move the OCO portion of the budget, which has totaled about $69 billion per year, into the base defense budget, explained […]

More

Joint force readiness reporting still lacking

The Pentagon has a plan to recover readiness, but the Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department can establish better readiness metrics. GAO says readiness varies by domain over the last several years. Diana Maurer, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at GAO, said domain-based readiness reporting is as important as service-based readiness reporting […]

More

United States may not be spending more than China on defense, says former Pentagon comptroller

The White House says it will release President Biden’s topline spending request for fiscal year 2022 soon. Some experts expect defense spending to stay flat in coming years. Dov Zakheim, former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) for the Defense Department, said it is “not clear” to him or his colleague Elaine McCusker that the U.S. […]

More

Lachlan Carey: Defense Department should help depoliticize climate change among Americans

The Pentagon’s climate risk analysis is supposed to be out soon. The department says it will have implications for the National Defense Strategy. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is also starting a climate working group to confront climate change. Lachlan Carey, Associate Fellow for the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the Center for Strategic […]

More
Sponsored Content

CyberNation: ICAM

Watch CyberNation: ICAM Tuesday, October 26th at 8:30 and 10:30 PM on WJLA 24/7 News
More
October 2021
S M T W T F S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  
Where to Watch
  • Weeknights at 8 PM and 10:30 PM on WJLA 24/7
  • Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM on 7News
  • AFN American Forces Network
    Worldwide on American Forces Network
Our Brands
  • Government Matters Logo
  • Government Matters Defense
  • Government Matters Thought Leadership Network