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FY19 Budget Special

Feb. 15, 2018

Increased Funding Will Improve Military Readiness, Senior Officers Say

The services' No. 2 officers testified on readiness during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on readiness and management support.

Feb. 12, 2018

President’s Fiscal 2019 Defense Budget Request Calls for $686.1 Billion

The president’s fiscal year 2019 defense budget request calls for $686.1 billion in spending and will reverse years of military erosion, defense officials said.

Feb. 7, 2018

Mattis Addresses White House Reporters About Budget Uncertainty

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told White House reporters he is heartened that Congress recognizes the sobering effect of budgetary uncertainty on America's military.

Feb. 6, 2018

Mattis Urges Congress to Provide Budget Predictability for DoD

While the National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review align with the president’s National Security Strategy, no strategy can survive without stable, predictable funding, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

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