This week at a hearing of House Budget Committee on the Department of Defense and the FY13 Budget Request, Chairman Paul Ryan delivered opening remarks in which he pushed the Obama administration to honestly confront the real drivers of our debt, rather than make deep cuts to America's defense capability.
The Washington Post reported on Sunday that China’s Communist Party rulers plan to boost military spending by 11 percent this year. As a result, China’s public defense budget will pass the $100 billion mark for the first time. In the pa
1. Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of the Air Force
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 –10:00am –2118 Rayburn – Open
The Honorable Michael B. Donley
Secretary of the Air Force
General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF
Chief of Staff
U. S. Air Force
By Max Boot
1. Full Committee
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 –10:00am –2118 Rayburn – Open
The committee will meet to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense.
The Honorable Leon E. Panetta
Secretary of Defense