Gates Plans Late March Meeting to Unveil FY-10 Budget Decisions, QDR Launch

By Jason Sherman / March 6, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Robert Gates plans to summon the military's top brass from around the world to the Pentagon at the end of the month to unveil changes to the fiscal year 2010 budget request, kick off the Quadrennial Defense Review and roll out a new force planning construct, according to military officials. Gates plans to call a special meeting of the Defense Senior Leaders Conference (DSLC) -- a group that includes the 10 combatant commanders, the service chiefs and civilian...

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