DOD Takes On McCain's Proposed 7.5 Percent Cut To Administrative Staffs

By Tony Bertuca / July 16, 2015 at 4:56 PM
The Defense Department is appealing a controversial Senate measure in the proposed fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill that would mandate a 7.5 percent reduction in Pentagon headquarters and administrative staff for FY-16 as part of a 30 percent reduction over the next four years, according to documents obtained by Though the House version of the bill has no similar reduction, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) defended the proposed cuts at the Heritage Foundation on...

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