Citing Budget Deliberations, Army Bows Out of FCS Hearing

By Marjorie Censer / March 26, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Top Army generals won't be attending today's hearing before the House Armed Services air and land forces subcommittee on the Future Combat Systems program. Though Lt. Gen. Ross Thompson, military deputy to the Army acquisition executive, and Maj. Gen. John Bartley, program manager for FCS, were already on Capitol Hill last week when the originally scheduled hearing was postponed, an Army spokesman told Inside the Army today the two will not be present. "In its recent FCS report, the GAO...

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