DOD Hopes To Save $1B With High-Level Staff Cuts

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 7:50 PM EST) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday laid out his plans to save $1 billion by cutting top-level staff at the Pentagon by 20 percent, including eliminating six deputy undersecretary of defense positions, cutting contractor staff, and reorganizing some of the Pentagon's policy and management teams.

Hagel announced his plan to streamline the DOD's headquarters this summer, and appointed former Air Force Secretary Mike Donley to lead the review of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The shakeup will reoganize the office of the undersecretary of...
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