Army budget officials bearish on buildup

By Courtney McBride / March 31, 2017 at 1:36 PM
The Army is wrestling with funding questions for fiscal year 2017 as it refines an FY-18 budget that will preserve the status quo rather than facilitating a buildup, a trio of service leaders told Inside the Army . In a March 30 interview, Lt. Gen. Mike Murray, deputy chief of staff (G-8), said the FY-18 "skinny budget" for the Army "sustains the force structure with very little left over to do anything else." President Trump has billed his FY-18 budget...

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