Hagel Offers Troops Glimmer Of Hope On Military BudgetPentagon chief Chuck Hagel is offering troops a rare glimmer of hope about the department's financial woes.
Budget Cuts Force Military Installations To Alter Training ExercisesThe skies above Shaw Air Force Base in central South Carolina and the fields across Fort Campbell on the Tennessee-Kentucky line have been a bit quieter in recent months.
Study: Pentagon Could Cut Thousands Of Employees Without Hurting US PowerSome $50 billion in budget cuts are recommended in a new report released Tuesday that was written by a 17-member panel including two former vice chairmen of the joint chiefs, a former Air Force chief and former Navy chief.
House GOP May Add Budget Cuts to Debt-limit Bill House Republicans are considering substantial budget savings, curbs on the Obama administration's environmental agenda and other items as the price for extending the government's ability to borrow money.
Feds To Restore Cuts In Mineral Payments To States Federal officials reversed course in a dispute over mineral payments Monday as they agreed to pay states an estimated $110 million that was being withheld under 2013 budget cuts.
Air Force Combat Aircraft No Longer GroundedThe U.S. Air Force says many of its combat air forces will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts.
Sites for Lesser-Known Presidents Face Budget Woes Supporters of a North Carolina museum honoring James K. Polk, America's 11th president, are learning a lesson that's hitting home at other monuments to lesser-known American leaders: Government spending on their memorial sites is declining, so private money and grants had better be found quickly.
Smithsonian Limits Gallery Closures to 3 MuseumsThe Smithsonian Institution will begin closing some galleries Wednesday due to budget cuts from Congress but none of the major exhibitions will be affected.

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