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Sequestration – Some Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Like a runaway train, we are on a collision course with Sequestration, the process that will automatically cut the defense budget in January. Author Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D. discusses the issue on the Lexington Institute’s Early Warning Blog.

Check out the article here – www.lexingtoninstitute.org

WPRC to Host Congressional Panel

Monday, March 26th, 2012

On Wednesday, March 28th at 12:00 pm, a Congressional Panel comprised of Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), Congressman Bill Owens (D-NY), Congressman Larry Kissell (D-NC) and Congressman Chris Gibson (R-NY) will discuss Soldier personal clothing and equipment needs, and the impact of a potential defense sequestration process on mission readiness.

The luncheon panel discussion will be take place in Room 902 of the Hart Senate Office Building and will be moderated by Lexington Institute CEO Merrick “Mac” Kerry. The event is hosted by the Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition (WPRC), an advocacy group for the domestic industry that supplies U.S. service members with personal clothing and tactical equipment. The event will be moderated by the Lexington Institute and media as well as congressional staffers are invited to attend.