Dan Dupont

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Daily News | September 28, 2012

All Defense Department managers and military commanders have been put on notice this week by the Pentagon's No. 2 official: Don't do anything different under the assumption that sequestration will be implemented.

The Insider | September 21, 2012

Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), who chairs the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, announced he has introduced a bill designed to better protect nuclear weapons and facilities, "legislation that would transfer responsibility for providing security at certain National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) nuclear weapons facilities to the Department of Defense (DOD)."

The Insider | September 10, 2012

GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will "headline" the National Guard Association of the United States' 134th "general conference and exhibition" this week in Reno, NV, NGAUS noted today.

The Insider | July 11, 2012

The Congressional Budget Office has released its annual assessment of the Pentagon's future years defense plan.

The Insider | July 11, 2012

Army Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin is the new president of the National Defense University, according to an NDU release.

The Insider | July 11, 2012

The Congressional Research Service has issued a report on "Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles," obtained first by Secrecy News.

The Insider | July 10, 2012

The Army yesterday announced its new commander of its Aviation Center of Excellence and Ft. Rucker, AL.

The Insider | April 25, 2012

In the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee's mark of the FY-13 defense budget, released today, panel members raise the issue of cracks in Navy ships -- and cite our own Inside the Navy for its reporting on the issue.

The Insider | March 29, 2012

The Government Accountability Office today released its annual "Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs," which GAO describes as an area on its "high-risk list."

The Insider | February 9, 2012

The Army Materiel Command has just released a statement touting the movement of several generals to, from and within AMC, including the reassignment of Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar -- director of logistics operations at the Defense Logistics Agency -- to lead of the Aviation and Missile Command.

The Insider | January 25, 2012

The president has nominated Lt. Gen. Dennis Via for a fourth star and the position of commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command, according to a service announcement.

The Insider | December 23, 2011

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest filed by Hawker Beechcraft alleging that the Air Force violated procurement law by excluding the company from a contract competition that would procure 20 light attack aircraft for Afghanistan.

The Insider | November 10, 2011

The Defense Department made a big contract announcement today in the area of foreign language services.

The Insider | November 7, 2011

The Army and the Marine Corps are beginning a major rewrite of a major field manual, known officially as FM-3-24/MCWP 3-33.5, Counterinsurgency.

The Insider | October 14, 2011

The White House today announced plans to send about 100 troops to Africa as part of an effort to support allies battling Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.

The Insider | September 13, 2011

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2012 defense bill, has terminated the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, according to the panel's chairman.

The Insider | August 15, 2011

The June 2011 Selected Acquisition Reports were sent to Congress last week, according to an information paper released by the Pentagon.

The Insider | July 28, 2011

The National Guard Association of the United States, which believes it is closer than ever to its long-sought goal of a Guard seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is not happy about the Pentagon's recent decision to choose an active-duty general, and not a Guard officer, to head a key command.

The Insider | July 7, 2011

The Associated Press is reporting that Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn will resign this year.

The Insider | June 30, 2011

The National Guard Association of the United States is touting unprecedented levels of support in the Senate for its long-running goal of a seat for the Guard director on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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