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Appropriations panel targets Bush border security plan

February 28, 2007 The multibillion dollar effort to secure part of the Southwestern border with physical and virtual fencing was praised by an administration official Tuesday as a vital step in protecting the nation from terrorists, but criticized by two House Appropriations panel members as a wasteful effort to stop illegal immigrants looking...

Special ops forces seek more intel, better communications

February 27, 2007 Leaders of the military's special operations forces told defense industry representatives Tuesday that their top material needs are for more intelligence collection and distribution capabilities, better and safer transportation and more secure communications. And, because the Special Operations Command is engaged in what its deputy commander, Navy Vice Adm. Eric...

Pentagon implements plan for new U.S. Africa command

February 23, 2007 The Pentagon is leading an interagency process to form a new military command for Africa, which will unify U.S. government efforts to improve security and stability in a continent that has "vast potential and significant challenges," according to a senior defense official. The new command will unify under a single...

Marine Corps, Air Force Osprey cleared to resume flying

February 21, 2007 The Marine Corps and the Bell-Boeing manufacturing team have identified and corrected a computer problem that forced the grounding of the V-22 Ospreys earlier this month and expect to have the tilt-rotor troop transports flying again within days, a spokesman told CongressDaily Wednesday. The computer fix will end another, although...

Assertion of more Iraq waste goes unsupported

February 15, 2007 House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., opened his latest hearing into the troubled Iraq reconstruction program Thursday by declaring that a government auditor had discovered $10 billion in "questioned and unsupported costs" and that the potential total waste, fraud and abuse could be much higher. But the...

Defense secretary disputes CBO findings on troop numbers, costs

February 2, 2007 Defense Secretary Robert Gates Friday disputed the Congressional Budget Office's finding that the number of troops being sent to Iraq under President Bush's "surge" and the cost of that effort were much higher than the administration said. Gates said the CBO report "dramatically overstates" both the cost of the force...

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