DoD will be forced to cut its workforce if the FY-14 budget grows beyond the limits of sequestration.
Capt. Ted Mills to step down and retire.
Pax River’s Joint Strike Fighter test team continues to make testing progress.
Obama would offset sequestration in other areas by cutting the Pentagon.
Meanwhile, a fight over the MEADS missile program stalls a continuing budget resolution in Congress.
A continuing resolution bill is still winding its way through as Congress prepares to leave for two weeks.
The Senate’s budget plan would take much of the sting out of automatic defense cuts.
The bill does not stop sequestration, and the Senate is crafting an alternative plan.
The Navy wants to obtain contract modifications for programs who will run out of cash because of sequestration.
Pentagon says it will honor current contracts but faces a cash crunch with sequestration.