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"WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, providing record-level funding to improve programs for veterans and investing in critical infrastructure for U.S. military personnel and their families." Continue reading HERE
1. Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Air Force - Subcommittee on Defense Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran [...]
“As of March 31, 2017, there were 1,298 open recommendations that were issued to 46 DoD Components in 288 DoD OIG audit and evaluation reports. DoD management agreed to take corrective actions on 1,251 of those recommendations. For the remaining 47 open recommendations, the DoD OIG and DoD Components have not agreed on an acceptable [...]
Division C—Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 Division C includes: Title I—Military Personnel | Title II—Operation and Maintenance | Title III—Procurement | Title IV—Research, Development, Test and Evaluation | Title V—Revolving and Management Funds | Title VI—Other Department of Defense Programs | Title VII—Related Agencies | Title VIII—General Provisions | Title IX—Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War [...]
"Under the President’s proposals, budget deficits from 2018 through 2027 would total nearly one-third less than those in CBO’s baseline projections, ranging between 2.6 percent and 3.3 percent of GDP, down from 3.6 percent in 2017." Read the source and summary, HERE Read the full analysis of the President's 2018 Budget, HERE
To better accommodate our service members and civilians that are planning on attending PDI2017, ASMC is announcing the extension of the ASMC PDI 2017 Early-Bird registration rate to 10 May. To register, visit the PDI registration page. Should you need further assistance, please contact RHQ via email or call 702-798-8376.
A bill introduced by Representatives Don Byer (D-VA) and Rob Wittman (R-VA) to provide for the compensation of Federal employees furloughed during a Government shutdown. In a press release posted on Don Beyers website, “Shutting down the federal government threatens the livelihood of federal workers who carry out the nation’s vital missions,” said Rep. Beyer. [...]
In an article by Jim Garamone for the DoD News, Defense Media Activity, posted April 13, 2017, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke at an Air Force Association breakfast in Arlington, VA, about his desire for Congress’ approval of the proposed Defense Department budget. Read the [...]
Government Auditing Standards 2017 Exposure Draft Published: Apr 5, 2017. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2017. Read more about the 2017 exposure draft that is a modernized version of Government Auditing Standards, HERE. PDF: Government Auditing Standards - 2017 Exposure Draft United States Government Accountability Office By the Comptroller General of the United States April 2017 Access the [...]