Defense Spending http://wyso.org en Two Dayton-Area Companies Win Big Defense Contracts http://wyso.org/post/two-dayton-area-companies-win-big-defense-contracts <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-dd4b2096-2009-c4cb-16a8-3576d7020710"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The US Air Force has awarded a major contract to two Dayton companies, Matrix Research and Lion-Vallen Industries. </span></span></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:12:45 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47920 at http://wyso.org President’s Budget Impacts Wright-Patt With More Cuts Possible http://wyso.org/post/president-s-budget-impacts-wright-patt-more-cuts-possible <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"><a href="http://wyso.org/post/major-changes-possible-air-force-2015-defense-budget" target="_blank">President Obama’s budget proposals</a> have been making waves this week. He and Defense Secretary Chuck </span>Hagel are<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> pushing to downsize the Army and Air Force and finally end the war in Afghanistan.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:59:54 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46690 at http://wyso.org President’s Budget Impacts Wright-Patt With More Cuts Possible Major Changes Possible For Air Force In 2015 Defense Budget http://wyso.org/post/major-changes-possible-air-force-2015-defense-budget <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced some details about the proposed military budget to be released by President Obama next week, and the Air Force—including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base—could see some major changes in the coming years.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46334 at http://wyso.org Major Changes Possible For Air Force In 2015 Defense Budget Congressman Mike Turner Hosts Forum on Looming Sequestration Cuts http://wyso.org/post/congressman-mike-turner-hosts-forum-looming-sequestration-cuts <p>Yesterday (8-14-12), Elected leaders from Montgomery and Greene Counties joined Congressman Mike Turner for a community forum focusing on the impact that sequestration defense cuts will have on the Dayton region.&nbsp; They heard testimony from local experts and business leaders about possible affects of the defense cuts, which have a growing number of people worried about their communities.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:24:12 +0000 Jerry Kenney 20774 at http://wyso.org Congressman Mike Turner Hosts Forum on Looming Sequestration Cuts Congressman Mike Turner Announces Forum on Looming Sequestration Cuts http://wyso.org/post/congressman-mike-turner-announces-forum-looming-sequestration-cuts <p></p><p>Yesterday (8-7-12), Congressman Mike Turner announced that a forum, focusing on the impact impending-defense-cuts will have on the Dayton region will take place next week. &nbsp;WYSO&rsquo;s Jerry Kenney was on hand for the event.</p><p></p><p>Speaking before workers at the GEMCITY manufacturing plant on Leo St. in Dayton, Turner said the sequestration cuts in defense spending are the result of a compromise on last year&rsquo;s debt ceiling talks.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:26:49 +0000 Jerry Kenney 20775 at http://wyso.org