THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE A TRANSCRIPT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE. The following is a Oct. 17, 2013 Pentagon press briefing on the impact of the government shutdown on the military with Secretary of of Defense Chuck Hagel and Pentagon comptroller Robert Hale. Read More
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s Feb. 20 memo to Pentagon civillian employees. Read More
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta issued a message to the Pentagon’s civilian employees warning of coming furloughs if mandatory cuts from sequestration go through, Wednesday.