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Carter Issues Memo to Workforce on Budget Uncertainty

Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed his concerns about continuing budget uncertainty in a memo to the Defense Department workforce following the passage of a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11. Memorandum

Carter: Avoiding Shutdown Not Enough for Troops, National Defense

Avoiding a government shutdown is not enough for service members and the national defense, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a Pentagon news conference. Story

Related Documents

Deputy Secretary Addresses Potential for Government Shutdown

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work keeps Defense Department workforce apprised of efforts to prepare for a government shutdown. Memorandum

DoD Contingency Plan Guidance

Defense Department provides instructions for continuation of essential operations during a lapse of appropriations. Memorandum


DoD Press Briefing: Sept. 22, 2015

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook answers questions about a potential government shutdown during his briefing to Pentagon press. Transcript