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Rep. Ken Calvert

Republican Rep. Ken Calvert represents a district in southern California. He is a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and also serves on the House Budget Committee.
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Why the Pentagon Should Reduce Its Civilian Workforce by 15 Percent

April 11, 2014 Against the backdrop of an increasingly unstable world, including the Russian invasion of Crimea, the ongoing conflict in Syria, an agitated Iran, aggression from the North Koreans and a militarized China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently announced that he would seek further cuts to our uniformed personnel. President Obama’s fiscal ...

Commentary: Defense Civilian Layoffs Won’t be Pleasant, But They Are Necessary

April 10, 2014 Against the backdrop of an increasingly unstable world, including the Russian invasion of Crimea, the ongoing conflict in Syria, an agitated Iran, aggression from the North Koreans and a militarized China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently announced that he would seek further cuts to our uniformed personnel. President Obama’s fiscal ...