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Aug. 9, 2018

Defense Audit Provides Improved Accounting for Spending, Inventories

The Defense Department audit that is underway will allow leaders in the White House, the Pentagon and Congress to find better ways to account for taxpayers’ dollars, DoD’s chief financial officer said.

May 19, 2016

Spokesman: Carter Has Concerns Over House Cut in Contingency Ops Funds

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has deep concerns over proposals in the House version of the defense spending bill for fiscal year 2017 that cut the Overseas Contingency Operations fund that supports the warfighter, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.

March 7, 2016

Comptroller Explains All-Inclusive DoD Needs

The Defense Department’s planning, programming and budgeting process covers today’s wars, as well as planning for the future, DoD's comptroller said at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

March 7, 2016

Defense Official: Programming Stitches Together Strategy, Capabilities

Dr. Jamie M. Morin, the Defense Department's director of cost assessment and program evaluation, explained the programming aspect of planning, programming and budgeting during a Center for Strategic and International Studies discussion.

March 7, 2016

Strategy-Driven Processes Behind Budget Request, Official Says

The fiscal year 2017 budget request addresses current and future threats, said Robert M. Scher, the assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities.

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