Defense Drumbeats

Sep 20, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

"Northrop to shed nearly 600 jobs"                                  
"Responding to proposed Pentagon budget cuts, Northrop accepts buyouts from about 590 workers in its aerospace unit....."

Sep 5, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Full Committee (POSTPONED)
(10:00am – 2118 Rayburn – Open)

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
(2:00pm – 2212 Rayburn – Open)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Full Committee
(10:00am – 2118 Rayburn – Open)
Aug 27, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

 "Building a Durable Afghanistan Peace"

  General John R. Allen

Aug 16, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Washington - House Armed Services Committee Member Michael Turner (OH) hosted a community forum this week featuring local business leaders who all attested to the damage that sequestration would have on jobs and defense in the Dayton, Ohio area. 

Aug 8, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Washington is battling these days over "sequestration," the $500 billion additional cut to the defense budget looming in January. The White House and Democrats on Capitol Hill insist that intransigent Republicans are risking cuts that no one wants. This is a charade. By his own admission, President Obama has always wanted to cut the defense budget dramatically.

Aug 3, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
"When Barack Obama has lost even liberal Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, the White House has a problem. In Washington, that problem is known as the 'sequester.' In the rest of the country, it's becoming known as a jobs disaster."