Cuts to AFN, closing Stars and Stripes on Pentagon budget table
Stars and Stripes
Published: November 25, 2013
Command Sgt. Maj. John Sparks delivers copies of Stars and Stripes to Marines in Iraq in April 2004. The Pentagon, under intense pressure to maintain American military might in an era of sequestration and falling budgets, is considering the elimination of Stars and Stripes and the Pentagon Channel as well as programming cuts to American Forces Network.