Defense Secretary makes final pitch on FY25 military budget this week

webnexttech | Defense Secretary makes final pitch on FY25 military budget this week

Tuesday, May 7 House Veterans’ Affairs — 10 a.m. — 360 Cannon Veteran Employment Labor Department officials will testify on veterans employment efforts. House Homeland Security — 10 a.m. — 310 Cannon Coast Guard Acquisitions Service officials will testify on the current Coast Guard acquisition process. House Foreign Affairs — 10 a.m. — 2172 Rayburn Brazil Outside experts will testify on the state of democracy in Brazil. House Education — 10:15 a.m. — 2175 Rayburn Education Budget Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will testify on the department’s upcoming needs and past financial audit problems. House Foreign Affairs — 2 p.m. — 2172 Rayburn China’s Belt and Road Initiative Outside experts will testify on Chinese international ambitions. Wednesday, May 8 Senate Appropriations — 10 a.m. — 192 Dirksen Defense Budget Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. CQ Brown will testify on the fiscal 2025 budget request. Senate Appropriations — 2:30 p.m. — 124 Dirksen CBO and GAO Officials from the Congressional Budget Office, the Government Accountability Office, and the Government Publishing Office will present their fiscal year 2025 budget request. Senate Armed Services — 3 p.m. — G-50 Dirksen Military Personnel Budget Military personnel officials and service representatives will testify on the fiscal 2025 budget request. Senate Armed Services — 4 p.m. — 232-A Russell Air Force Modernization Air Force leaders will testify on current modernization efforts and the fiscal 2025 budget request. Senate Armed Services — 4:45 p.m. — 222 Russell Missile Defense Activities Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space and Missile Defense John Hill will testify on current department missile defense activities. Thursday, May 9 Senate Appropriations — 10 a.m. — 138 Dirksen Labor Budget Acting Labor Department Secretary Julie Su will testify on the fiscal 2024 budget request. About Leo Shane IIILeo covers Congress, Veterans Affairs and the White House for Military Times. He has covered Washington, D.C. since 2004, focusing on military personnel and veterans policies. His work has earned numerous honors, including a 2009 Polk award, a 2010 National Headliner Award, the IAVA Leadership in Journalism award and the VFW News Media award. Share: In Other News‘May the 4th be with you’: How World War II influenced ‘Star Wars’ One does not have to stray far to glean that the galaxy of “Star Wars” is rife with WWII-based allegories.AI-controlled fighter jet takes Air Force secretary on historic rideAn AI-controlled F-16 flew Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall in lightning-fast maneuvers at more than 550 miles an hour as it pursued a manned jet nearby.Will DOD need to start producing some medicines to protect troops?In some cases, it could be cheaper and safer for the military to manufacture medicines troops need.The Holocaust survivor who became a Medal of Honor recipientTibor Rubin had a history of defying the Reaper.Impact of massive health care cyberattack on vets remains unclear A massive cyberattack against a private health care firm in February may have exposed millions of veterans’ personal medical records.Load More

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