All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘budget cuts’

A-10 Warthog: Budget Cuts Put Future In Jeopardy

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has come under fire for a decision to permanently do away with an entire fleet of A-10 aircraft. The choice to eliminate the A-10 aircraft was made as part of a series of budget cuts for 2015. The plan would save $3.5 billion dollars over five years, but it would also mean the end of …

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Pentagon Chops 5 Days off of Civilian Furloughs

The forced spending cut regimen of the sequester is starting to have effects, even if its impact on the bloated budget is minimal at best. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said yesterday that the Pentagon will reduce the number of forced furlough days workers will take from 11 to six. The official memo written by Hagel reads, “Thanks to the …

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