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01.01-07.2013 Virginia Military Media

Virginia Military Media

January 1, 2013 – January 7, 2013

Budget, Sequestration & Defense Cuts

Hale: Fiscal Cliff Deal Reduces Funding Blow to Defense – Defense News (01.07.2013)

Congressional Chaos Costs U.S. Navy Millions, Leaves Ships in Limbo – Defense News (01.06.2013)

Uncertainty Grows Over Pentagon Budget – Defense News (01.06.2013)

House and Senate working quietly to avoid government shutdown – The Hill (01.06.2013)

Fiscal Cliff Deal Yields Short-Term Benefit for Defense Spending – ADC (01.06.2013)

Defense bill saved by fiscal cliff deal – Politico (01.04.2013)

Climate on Capitol Hill Continues To Shift Toward Spending Cuts – Defense News (01.04.2013)

Pentagon faces complex battle over new sequestration deadline – Stars and Stripes (01.04.2013)

Defense-related resolutions for 2013 – Politico (01.03.2013)

Proposed 2014 U.S. Defense Budget Could Face Delay – Defense News (01.03.2013)

President Signs Sequestration Delay, Pentagon Policy Bill – Defense News (01.03.2013)

Obama Signs Policy Bill, Warns about Potential for Future Force Cuts – ADC (01.03.2013)

Obama signs $633B defense bill – Associated Press (01.03.2013)

Authorization Bill Softens the Blow for Separating Personnel – ADC (01.03.2013)

Federal agencies bracing for cuts after ‘fiscal cliff’ deal – Washington Post (01.03.2013)

‘Cliff’ deal gives defense a reprieve – The Hill (01.02.2013)

Congress OKs Cliff deal, Signaling Future Fights – Associated Press (01.02.2013)

Authorization Bill Retains Language Trimming Civilian, Contractor Positions – ADC (01.02.2013)

‘Fiscal cliff’ deal leaves lots of issues dangling – Associated Press (01.02.2013)

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill Sets march Sequestration Dates – Defense News (01.01.2013)

Lawmakers Include Limit on End Strength Cuts over White House Objection – ADC (01.01.2013)

House Approves Senate Deal to Push Back Automatic Defense Cuts – ADC (01.01.2013)

How Badly Will Budget Cuts Hurt Troops? – Stars and Stripes (12.31.2012)

Base Realignment & Closure News

Congress Lengthens Notice Requirement for Certain Realignments outside of BRAC – ADC (01.03.2013)

Defense Bill Raises Bar on Non-BRAC Realignments – ADC (01.01.2013)

Conferees Request Study on Federal Support for Community Infrastructure Projects – ADC (01.01.2013)

Leadership on the Hill

Obama taps Hagel for Pentagon, Brennan for CIA – Associated Press (01.07.2013)

Inhofe to Look at Force Structure, Installation Management as Panel’s Ranking Member – ADC (01.06.2013)

House Armed Services Welcomes New Members – ADC (01.04.2013)

After Several Turbulent Weeks, Boehner Retains House Speaker’s Gavel – Defense News (01.03.2013)

DoD personnel chief Conaton resigns – Military Times (01.03.2013)

Defense Spending Cardinals in House to Keep Posts – ADC (01.02.2013)

Rigell Appointed to Budget, Armed Services Committees in 113th Congress – Rigell Press Release (01.2013)

Defense Industries

Contractors quietly optimistic following sequestration delay – Washington Post (01.06.2013)

Satellite Industry Wins Long-Fought Battle to Change Export Regime – Nat’l Def Online (01.04.2013)

Report: Despite Budget Cuts, Federal Information Security Market Will Grow – Nat’l Def Online (01.03.2013)

Virginia Defense & Installation News

Economic Impact: Virginia still could get impact from sequestration – Times Dispatch (01.07.2013)

Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns – WAVY (01.07.2013)

70 years later, ‘temporary’ Navy Annex coming down – Associated Press (01.06.2013)

Norfolk sub commander relieved following collision – Virginian-Pilot (01.05.2013)

First female commander of carrier air wing takes reins – Virginian-Pilot (01.05.2013)

Canadian Army training at Virginia military base – Washington Examiner (01.04.2013)

10 of 11 Va. House members voted against ‘fiscal cliff’ deal – Times Dispatch (01.03.2013)

Unmanned military planes fly over Hampton Roads – Virginian-Pilot (01.03.2013)

Could Your Local Base Benefit by Offering to Provide It Municipal Services? – ADC (01.02.2013)

Virginia could fall hardest off the ‘fiscal cliff’ – WTOP (12.31.2012)

Veterans & Military Families

Deported Vets Eligible for VA Health care, GI Bill – Military News (01.07.2013)

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies – Associated Press (01.04.2013)

Technology, Cyber & Energy

How a Large U.S. Navy UAV Crashed in Maryland, From 18,000 Feet – Defense News (01.07.2013)

Flexible electronics to make night vision more accurate, easier to use – Homeland Security New Wire (01.03.2013)

Time for Nation to Create Cyberspace Doctrine, Military Thinkers Say – Nat’l Def Magazine (01.2013)

Miscellaneous & Announcements

Top 10 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2013 – Governing (01.2013)

Infantry now shut to women; do they want it open? – Associated Press (01.06.2012)

Jobless veterans rescue Ohio robbery victim – Associated Press (01.03.2013) GO BUCKS!!!



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