There are no other outcomes under widespread, automatic budget authority reductions except for a smaller U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy, according to the top civilian and uniformed acquisition official of each armed service. The officials told the House Armed Services tactical air and land subcommittee Oct. 23 that the consequences mean a less-capable and less-ready U.S. military. Subcommittee Chairman Michael Turner (R-Ohio), who called the panel to help push others in ...

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