DOD Working to Halt Budget Sequestration, Little Says
By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 – The Defense Department is working to avoid the possibility of budget sequestration, a maneuver which would trigger massive, across the board cuts in defense spending, something Pentagon Press Secretary George Little described today as an “absurd” situation.
Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little and Navy Capt. John Kirby, Pentagon spokesman, brief reporters at the Pentagon, July 10, 2012, on defense-related issues including the impending threat of sequestration, hypoxia related issues with the F-22 Raptor aircraft and the status of the war in Afghanistan. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett