At issue is whether the Pentagon can work quickly enough to prepare housing and training sites for the influx of troops, and whether the military has adequate air and sea lift to transport soldiers to foreign hot spots.
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Veterans Affairs Secretary James Nicholson told House and Senate lawmakers Tuesday that the agency would have enough money through internal accounting moves to cover gaps in funding this year.
President accepts almost all recommendations of reform commission amid mounting criticism of mismanagement and failures within intelligence agencies.
Agency has missed many deadlines for its Secure Flight program.
Employee tells lawmakers references to falsified data were misinterpreted.
Former government officials outline obstacles to improving national security.
Officials argue that removing transport and fighter planes from Air Guard bases and consolidating them would hurt recruiting and retention.