Army budget request rises to $182.1 billion in FY-19

By Courtney McBride / February 12, 2018 at 12:52 PM
The Trump administration's fiscal year 2019 budget request seeks $182.1 billion for the Army -- $148.4 billion in the base budget and $33.7 billion in the Overseas Contingency Operations account. The request marks a 9 percent increase over the administration's FY-18 request of $166.1 billion for the Army across the base and OCO accounts. The administration subsequently requested a budgetary amendment that would boost the service's FY-18 funding by $1.7 billion. Service officials have said in recent weeks the FY-19...

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