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FY 2021 Defense Budget

The president’s fiscal year 2021 budget request enables irreversible implementation of the National Defense Strategy.

Budget Overview


FY 2021 Priorities

Four Focus Areas

Improve military readiness and invest in modernization

Strengthen alliances, deepen interoperability and attract new partners

Implement reforms for greater performance and accountability

Support service members and their families; our people are our most valuable resource


DoD Topline: FY 2001 - FY 2021

Base budget + Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)/Other Budget Numbers may not add due to rounding

FY 2020 Priorities

Your Service Members

Army Seal

Soldiers 1,030,500

Navy Seal

Sailors 394,500

Marines Seal

Marines 224,600

Air Force Seal

Airmen 506,200

Number by end of FY 2019, includes Active, Guard, Reserve