Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
The Pentagon is laying off thousands of military officers, including those serving or who have recently served in Afghanistan. Defense Department officials said the reductions are the result of mandatory spending cuts imposed by sequestration and are part of their larger plan to reduce the number of U.S. soldiers from 520,000 to 450,000. Roughly 2,600
Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
Michele Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy, and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security and a senior adviser at The Boston Consulting Group writes in Wall Street Journal editorial that Pentagon spending strategies...
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
The U.S. Army is slashing up to 13 Brigade Combat Teams as part of President Obama’s war on the military. In 2011 President Obama signed the Budget Control Act, i.e. sequestration, into law – setting into motion...
Thursday, July 26th, 2012
VSA Chairman Joel Arends spoke with George Jarkesy about the brutal impact that sequestration, Washington speak for budget cuts, is going to have on America’s economy and military specifically. Listen Here
Thursday, October 6th, 2011
Joel Arends, Chairman of Veterans for a Strong America, joined with members of Congress on the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the devastating impact that sequestration will have on our national security, military readiness and America’s economy....
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