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Emergency response officials in Georgia say they were kept out of loop for preparedness exercises to be undertaken this month.
Committee overturns Pentagon plans for TRICARE fee hike, but unlike House, sticks to 2.2 percent pay raise requested by Bush.
Conflict represents worst breach in civilian-military relations in decades.
Porter Goss’ tenure marked by conflict with career employees and controversy over leaks of classified information.
Committee’s version of defense authorization bill also includes a 2.7 percent across-the-board pay raise for the military.
Agencies pledge to use better discretion, say more contingency deals have been awarded.
Money slated for fiscal 2007 defense and foreign aid increases would be moved to health, education and other areas.
Partisan squabble blamed for delay in legislation that would leapfrog Senate efforts to reconstruct the beleaguered agency.
Defense also should update assessments of future housing needs, GAO says.