defense

GOP Senator Outlines $68 Billion In Defense Cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the Senate’s leading fiscal conservatives says that defense spending could be slashed by $68 billion over 10 years if the military stopped spending millions on running grocery stores, operating its own schools and developing a roll-up version of beef jerky. In …
Panetta Criticizes Congress’ Budget Moves
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is criticizing the first round of changes that lawmakers have made in President Barack Obama’s proposed military budget. Testifying Wednesday in the Senate, Panetta said the versions of the defense budget that have emerged from the House…
6 Wyoming Employers Up For Defense Agency Award
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Six Wyoming employers have been nominated for the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers supporting members of the National Guard and Reserve. The Defense Departm…