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Panel questions Air Force on changes in Guard, Reserves

Lawmakers questioned whether the Defense Department has the authority to alter the state-run units targeted in the latest BRAC round.

Overseas panel, Pentagon fail to resolve cost differences over moving personnel

Defense Department says moving troops home from bases abroad will cost $9 billion to $12 billion, while commission says price tag could exceed $20 billion.

State officials to propose dispersing Air Guard more widely

Guard leaders say BRAC recommendations will devastate aviation units and hinder recruitment and retention efforts.

Senator: DHS reorganization will not hinder spending bill talks

Appropriators could shift funding later if needed, says Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss.

Former Air National Guard director under investigation

Pentagon inspector general investigating allegations of federal ethics violations by retired Maj. Gen. Paul Weaver.

New cyber chief faces challenges as DHS struggles

Homeland Security Department has not fully addressed any of the 13 cyber responsibilities that were assigned to the department when Congress created it more than two years ago, GAO says.

BRAC panel adds bases to closure list

Commissioners vote to consider closing or realigning several bases not on Pentagon’s list.

Pentagon officials defend base closure recommendations

BRAC panel questions Defense officials on reasoning behind locations on the list.

Chertoff seeks authority to hire policy czar, alter FEMA

DHS secretary plans to implement most of the changes by Oct. 1

Homeland overhaul would put new focus on telecom

Plan would create a new assistant secretary for cyber security and telecommunications.

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